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Watmore Early Origins



The surname Watmore was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1305 when Robert Wattersmaghe held estates in Yorkshire.

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Watmore Spelling Variations


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Watmore Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Whatmough, Watmough, Watmore, Whatmore, Whatmouth, Watmouth, Whatmoor, Watmuff, Watmow, Whatmow, Whatmough, Watmough, Whatmoughe and many more.

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Watmore Early History


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Watmore Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Watmore research. Another 338 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1379, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Watmore History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Watmore Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Watmore Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Watmore 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 were:

Watmore Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Henry Watmore settled in Virginia in 1702
  • Henry Watmore, who arrived in Virginia in 1702

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Watmore Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Watmore Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Watmore 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.

    This page was last modified on 16 July 2015 at 13:28.

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