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Urmston Early Origins



The surname Urmston was first found in Lancashire at Westleigh, a township, in the parish and union of Leigh, hundred of West Derby. "A family of the local name is mentioned in the reign of Richard I. The manor is found in the possession of the Urmstons, of Urmston, in the reign of Henry III., and appears to have continued in that family for several centuries. " [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Urmston Spelling Variations


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Urmston Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Urmeston, Urmiston, Urmston, Urmstone, Urmestone and others.

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Urmston Early History


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Urmston Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Urmston research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1650, 1952, 1640, 1606, 1685 and 1660 are included under the topic Early Urmston History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Urmston Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Urmston Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Urmston 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: William Urmstone landed in North America in 1720.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Urmston (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Urmston (post 1700)



  • Stephen Elbert Urmston (1845-1895), American politician, Member of Indiana State Senate, 1879-81, 1887-89

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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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The Urmston Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Urmston 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.

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