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Watmough Early Origins



The surname Watmough 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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Watmough Spelling Variations


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Watmough 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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Watmough Early History


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Watmough Early History



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

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Watmough Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Watmough Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Watmough 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:

Watmough Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Nathaniel Watmough settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1683
  • Nathaniel Watmough, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1683

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Watmough Historic Events


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Watmough Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Gregory Watmough, British Ordinary Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking

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Watmough Family Crest Products


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Watmough Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. 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).
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Watmough Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Watmough 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 13 November 2014 at 16:22.

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