Westmore History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Westmore family
The surname Westmore was first found in Durham, where the name appeared in the 13th century. The name Westmore, like many surnames, came from the place where the family lived, and presumably held some degree of power. Westmorland, originally Westmoringaland was a place in North Yorkshire, the name meaning "the place west of the moors."
Early History of the Westmore family
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Westmore Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Westmorland, Westmoreland, Westmoringaland and others.
Early Notables of the Westmore family (pre 1700)
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Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Westmore Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century