Norman Conquest of England of 1066 brought the Twombley family name to the British Isles. They lived in Cheshire, at Twemlow.
Early Origins of the Twombley family
Cheshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times as Lords of the manor of Hatherton in that shire. Conjecturally they are descended from William Malbank who was holder of the village of Hatherton at the time of the taking of the Domesday Book in 1086, a census initiated by William the Conqueror after his conquest of England in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Twombley family
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Twombley Spelling Variations
spelling variations characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Twemloe, Twemlow, Twemlowe, Twamley and others.
Early Notables of the Twombley family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Twombley family to Ireland
Some of the Twombley family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Twombley family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families left England, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Twombley or a variant listed above: Andrew Twamley who landed in North America in 1700.
Contemporary Notables of the name Twombley (post 1700)
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