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Whitcombe Early Origins



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

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Whitcombe Spelling Variations


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Whitcombe Spelling Variations



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

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Whitcombe Early History


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Whitcombe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whitcombe research. Another 279 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Whitcombe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Whitcombe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Whitcombe Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Whitcombe Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • G. H. Whitcombe arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "City of Auckland" in 1871
  • George Whitcombe, aged 18, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waitangi" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Whitcombe (post 1700)


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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

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Whitcombe Historic Events


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Whitcombe Historic Events




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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    5. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    9. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Whitcombe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whitcombe 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 9 January 2016 at 09:26.

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