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.
Early Origins of the Tavern family
The surname Tavern was first found in Essex
where they held a family seat
from early times.
Early History of the Tavern family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tavern research.Another 233 words (17 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; John Taverner (1490-1545), English composer and organist... Another 74 words (5 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 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