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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. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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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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