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Turnham History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Turnham family


The surname Turnham was first found in Middlesex where the family was first referenced in the year 1194 when Robert de Turnham held Turnham Green in Chiswick. Another reference was found of what we presume is the same person. "Bayham Abbey [in the parish of Frant in Kent] was founded for Præmonstratensian canons, by Robert de Turneham, who, about 1200, gave all his lands here for the purpose." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Early History of the Turnham family


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Turnham Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Turnham, Turnam, Turneham, Tirnham, Tyrneham, Tyrnham, Turnhum and many more.

Early Notables of the Turnham family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Turnham family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Turnham Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Emily Turnham, aged 40, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Edward P Bouverie" in 1873
  • Margaret J. Turnham, aged 8, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Edward P Bouverie" in 1873

Contemporary Notables of the name Turnham (post 1700)


  • Joseph R. Turnham, American Democrat politician, Alabama Democratic State Chair, 1996-98, 2005-; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1996, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George A. Turnham (b. 1859), American politician, Member of Minnesota State Senate 36th District, 1915-28 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Joe Turnham (b. 1959), United States politician who currently chairs of the Alabama Democratic Party
  • Father Mark Turnham Elvins OFMCap (1939-2014), English clergyman, Warden of Greyfriars, Oxford until its closure in 2008

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Citations


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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