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Taverner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Taverner 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 Taverner family


The surname Taverner was first found in Essex where they held a family seat from early times.

Early History of the Taverner family


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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 Taverner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Taverner Spelling Variations


A multitude of spelling variations characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Taverner, Tabenor, Tabiner, Tavernor, Taviner, Tavenor and many more.

Early Notables of the Taverner 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...
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Migration of the Taverner family to Ireland


Some of the Taverner 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 Taverner family to the New World and Oceana


Many English families left England, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Taverner or a variant listed above:

Taverner Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Taverner, who settled in Virginia in 1607
  • Dan and Giles Taverner, who settled in Virginia in 1654
  • Thomas Taverner, who settled in Barbados in 1694

Taverner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Taverner, who landed in America in 1760-1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • George Taverner, aged 21, who arrived in North Carolina in 1774 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Taverner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Richard Taverner, who landed in Virginia in 1887 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Taverner Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Margaret Taverner and her family settled in Bay de Verde, Newfoundland, in 1675 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Taverner Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Benjamin and Jacob Taverner, who settled in Trinity, in Newfoundland, in 1725 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Taverner Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Taverner, English convict from Somerset, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on August 08, 1849, settling in Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849

Taverner Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Taverner, aged 38, a farm labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Catherine Stewart Forbes" in 1841
  • Mary Ann Taverner, aged 22, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Catherine Stewart Forbes" in 1841

Contemporary Notables of the name Taverner (post 1700)


  • Colin Taverner, English former professional footballer
  • William Taverner (1703-1772), English judge and amateur landscape artist
  • Claire Mitchell- Taverner (b. 1970), Australian gold medalist field hockey player at the 2000 Summer Olympics
  • Percy Algernon Taverner (1875-1947), Canadian ornithologist and architect
  • William Burgoyne Taverner OBE (1879-1958), New Zealand Member of Parliament, Mayor of Dunedin (1927-1929)

Historic Events for the Taverner family



Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. James Robert Taverner (1880-1914), Canadian Third Class Passenger from Montreal, Quebec, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html
  • Master Henry Taverner (1912-1914), Canadian Third Class Passenger from Montreal, Quebec, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html
  • Miss Evelyn Clara Taverner (1909-1914), Canadian Third Class Passenger from Montreal, Quebec, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html
  • Mrs. Clara Harriet Taverner (1883-1914), née Graves Canadian Third Class Passenger from Montreal, Quebec, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849
  4. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

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