as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1250 when John of Trentham was prior of Trentham.
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Distinguished members of the family include Thomas Trentham (ca. 1487-1519), an English politician, Member of the Parliament for Shrewsbury in 1512 and 1515; Richard Trentham (ca.1515-1547), an English politician, Member of... Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Trenthem Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers who were 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..