× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more


Early Origins of the Walmsey family


The surname Walmsey was first found in Lancashire at Bickersfatte and Houghton. " In after times the township [of Wilpshire in Lancashire] became a possession of the Walmesleys, of whom Sir Thomas Walmesley died seised of the estate in the reign of Charles I." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Close

Early History of the Walmsey family

Expand

Early History of the Walmsey family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Walmsey research.
Another 407 words (29 lines of text) covering the years 1193 and 1690 are included under the topic Early Walmsey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Walmsey Spelling Variations

Expand

Walmsey Spelling Variations


Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Walmsey were recorded, including Walmsley, Warmsley, Walmsly, Walmesley, Wormsley, Walmsleigh, Warmsleigh, Walmsleigh, Walmesleigh, Wormsleigh, Wolmsley, Wolmsleigh, Walmslee, Walmsley, Walmslea, Warmslea, Warmslee, Walmslie, Warmslie, Walmslie, Walmeslea, Walmeslee, Walmeslie, Wormslee, Wormslie, Wormslea, Wormeslie and many more.

Close

Early Notables of the Walmsey family (pre 1700)

Expand

Early Notables of the Walmsey family (pre 1700)


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

Close

Migration of the Walmsey family to the New World and Oceana

Expand

Migration of the Walmsey family to the New World and Oceana


To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Walmsey family emigrate to North America: John Walmsley who settled in Virginia in 1623; Thomas Walmsley, his wife, two sons and four grandchildren arrived in Delaware in 1682; John Walmsley settled in Virginia in 1690..

Close

Walmsey Family Crest Products

Expand

Walmsey Family Crest Products



Close

See Also

Expand

See Also



Close

Citations

Expand

Citations


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

Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest