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Tavern History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Tavern is an ancient Norman name that arrived in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. It is a name for a person who kept a tavern or public house. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Barber, Henry, British Family Names London: Elliot Stock, 62 Paternoster Row, 1894. Print.


Early Origins of the Tavern family


The surname Tavern was first found in Essex where they held a family seat from early times. One of the first records found of the family was actually found in Scotland where "Henry le Taverner, a crossbowman, was one of the English garrison of Linlithgow Castle in 1305." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

Early History of the Tavern family


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Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1066, 1305, 1361, 1759, 1397, 1407, 1397, 1402, 1406, 1407, 1417, 1417, 1490, 1545, 1505, 1575, 1572, 1584, 1638, 1680, 1768, 1736, 1739, 1690 and 1706 are included under the topic Early Tavern History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Tavern Spelling Variations


Before the last few hundred years the English language had no fixed system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations occurred commonly in Anglo Norman surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Tavern were recorded, including Taverner, Tabenor, Tabiner, Tavernor, Taviner, Tavenor and many more.

Early Notables of the Tavern family (pre 1700)


Outstanding amongst the family at this time was William Taverner ( fl. 1397-1407), of Leominster, an English politician, Member of Parliamnet for Leominster in 1397, 1402, 1406 and 1407; William Taverner (fl. 1417), an English politician, Member of the Parliament for Lyme Regis in 1417; and John Taverner (1490-1545), English composer and...
Another 83 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tavern Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Tavern family to Ireland


Some of the Tavern family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Tavern family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tavern Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John B. Tavern, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Harry Lorrequer" in 1849 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HARRY LORREQUER 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849HarryLorrequer.htm

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Citations


  1. ^ Barber, Henry, British Family Names London: Elliot Stock, 62 Paternoster Row, 1894. Print.
  2. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HARRY LORREQUER 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849HarryLorrequer.htm


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