Early Origins of the Thompset family
The surname Thompset was first found in Sussex
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Norman influence of English history dominated after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. The family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that county. This noble family originated in Vosges in Normandy
and settled in Sussex
sometime after the Conquest.
Early History of the Thompset family
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Thompset Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Thomasett, Thomsett, Thomset, Thompsett, Thompset, Tompset, Tompsett, Thomsette, Thompsette, Tomsett, Tomasett, Thomasin and many more.
Early Notables of the Thompset family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Thompset family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..