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Early Origins of the Whitcombe family


The surname Whitcombe was first found in Shropshire where Berwick Mavesyn was settled in Morey. In ancient times, they moved to Wydecombe in Devon.

Early History of the Whitcombe family


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Whitcombe Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Widdicombe, Witchcombe, Whitcombe, Wydecombe and others.

Early Notables of the Whitcombe family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Whitcombe family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Whitcombe Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • G. H. Whitcombe, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "City of Auckland" in 1871
  • George Whitcombe, aged 18, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waitangi" in 1874
  • Miss Emily Whitcombe, (b. 1874), aged 6 months, Cornish settler departing on 2nd July 1874 aboard the ship "Douglas" arriving in Wellington, New Zealand on 22nd October 1874 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Wellington 1872-1880 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_nz_wellington.pdf    
  • Mr. Frederick G. Whitcombe, (b. 1855), aged 19, Cornish smith departing on 2nd July 1874 aboard the ship "Douglas" arriving in Wellington, New Zealand on 22nd October 1874 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Wellington 1872-1880 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_nz_wellington.pdf    
  • Mrs. Mary Whitcombe, (b. 1855), aged 19, Cornish settler departing on 2nd July 1874 aboard the ship "Douglas" arriving in Wellington, New Zealand on 22nd October 1874 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Wellington 1872-1880 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_nz_wellington.pdf    

Contemporary Notables of the name Whitcombe (post 1700)


  • Major-General Philip Sidney Whitcombe (1893-1989), English cricketer who played from 1922 to 1931
  • Philip Arthur Whitcombe (1923-2015), English cricketer who played 34 first-class matches between 1949 and 1953, son of Major-General Philip Sidney Whitcombe
  • Martin Alun Whitcombe (b. 1961), English former Rugby Union footballer
  • Reginald Arthur Whitcombe (1898-1957), English professional golfer who had seven professional wins in the 1930s and 1940s
  • Dave Whitcombe (b. 1954), English former professional darts player, winner of the News of the World Darts Championship in 1989
  • Charles A. Whitcombe (1895-1981), English professional golfer from Somerset, who had eight professional wins in the 1920s and 1930s
  • Frederic Whitcombe (b. 1858), New Zealand-born, Australian politician, Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council from 1898 to 1900
  • George Charles Whitcombe (1902-1986), Welsh footballer from Grangetown, Cardiff, brother of Frank William Whitcombe
  • Thomas Whitcombe (1763-1824), British maritime painter of the Napoleonic Wars whose works were shown at the Royal Academy, the British Institution and the Royal Society of British Artists
  • Frank William Whitcombe (1913-1958), Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s and 1940s

Historic Events for the Whitcombe family



RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Hugh Martin Donald Gore Whitcombe, English 2nd Class passenger residing in Havana, Cuba, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/

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Citations


  1. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Wellington 1872-1880 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_nz_wellington.pdf    
  2. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/

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