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Tunmer Early Origins



The surname Tunmer was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat 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 1276 when they held lands.

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Tunmer Spelling Variations


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Tunmer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tynmore, Tinemore, Tynemore, Tinmore, Tunmoor, Tunmore, Tynmoor, Tinmoor, Tinmoore and many more.

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Tunmer Early History


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Tunmer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tunmer research. Another 255 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Tunmer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tunmer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tunmer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tunmer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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. Immigrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and the islands, such as David Tunmore who went to Ontario, in 1871.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tunmer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tunmer (post 1700)



  • Percival Guy Tunmer (1948-1999), South African racing driver who participated in one Formula One World Championship Grand Prix in 1975

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Tunmer Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    The Tunmer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tunmer Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 16 December 2014 at 06:27.

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