Early Origins of the Vallance family
The surname Vallance was first found in Kent
, where they arrived soon after the Norman Conquest
, and were descended from Roger Vallance. The surname traces back to "a place on the confines of Poitou, in France, [which] gave name to William de Valance, who was son of Hugh le Brun, Earl of March, and Isabel, widow of King John. He came to England
in 1247, by invitation of his uterine brother, King Henry III., and was father of the renowned Aylmer de Valance, temp.
Edward I." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Early History of the Vallance family
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Vallance Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Vallance, Vallancey, Valance, Valancey, Valens, Valomes, Valeignes, Vallant and many more.
Early Notables of the Vallance family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Vallance family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Vallance Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Archibald Vallance, who settled in Philadelphia in 1820
- William Vallance, who settled in Philadelphia in 1848
- Charles Vallance, who settled in Philadelphia in 1866
Vallance Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- John Vallance, aged 28, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Medina" CITATION[CLOSE]
South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) MEDINA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/medina1852.shtml
Vallance Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- C A Vallance, who landed in Wairarapa, New Zealand in 1844 aboard the ship Governor
Contemporary Notables of the name Vallance (post 1700)
- Jeffrey Karl Reese Vallance (b. 1955), American contemporary artist
- Karen Vallance, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Tom Vallance (1856-1935), Scottish footballer
- George Alexander Gerald Aylmer Vallance (1892-1955), Scottish newspaper editor
- John Vallance (1883-1963), Scottish-born, Canadian politician for central Saskatchewan
- Philip Vallance (1803-1897), English cricketer
- Thomas Henshall Wilson Vallance (1924-1980), English professional footballer
- Iain David Thomas Vallance FRSA (b. 1943), Baron Vallance of Tummel, British businessman and a Liberal Democrat politician
- Louise "Stevie" Vallance (b. 1958), Canadian television actor, voice actor and stage performer
- James Douglas "Jim" Vallance OC (b. 1952), Canadian four-time Juno Award winning musician, songwriter, arranger and producer from Vancouver, British Columbia who co-wrote "Tears Are Not Enough"
Historic Events for the Vallance family
- William Roger Vallance (d. 1942), British Lieutenant Commander Pay Master S aboard the HMS Cornwall when she was struck by air bombers and sunk; he died in the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
Force Z Survivors Crew List HMS Cornwall (Retrieved 2018, February 13th) - Retrieved from https://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listcornwallcrew.html#A