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Templetum History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



It was in the Scottish/English Borderlands that the Strathclyde-Briton people first used the ancient name Templetum. It was a name for someone who lived at the village of Templeton in the county of Ayrshire.

Early Origins of the Templetum family


The surname Templetum was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

Early History of the Templetum family


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Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1320 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Templetum History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Templetum Spelling Variations


Scribes in Medieval Scotland spelled names by sound rather than any set of rules, so an enormous number of spelling variations exist in names of that era. Templetum has been spelled Templeton, Tempilton, Templeton, Temperton and many more.

Early Notables of the Templetum family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Templetum family to Ireland


Some of the Templetum family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Templetum family to the New World and Oceana


The number of Strathclyde Clan families sailing for North America increased steadily as the persecution continued. In the colonies, they could find not only freedom from the iron hand of the English government, but land to settle on. The American War of Independence allowed many of these settlers to prove their independence, while some chose to go to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. Scots played essential roles in the forging of both great nations. Among them: John Templeton settled in New England in 1771; Edward Templeton settled in New York State in 1804 along with Jane; William Templeton and his wife settled in New York in 1774.

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