Early Origins of the Wellum family
Somerset where they held a family seat from ancient times and the Chief branch resided at Ilchester, but the senior branched removed to Poundsford Park in that shire.
Early History of the Wellum family
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Wellum Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Welman, Wellman and others.
Early Notables of the Wellum family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wellum family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Wellum Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
The Wellum Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Dei providentia juvat
Motto Translation: The providence of God is our help.
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