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Whittom Early Origins



The surname Whittom 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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Whittom Spelling Variations


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Whittom Spelling Variations



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

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Whittom Early History


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Whittom Early History



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

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Whittom Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Whittom Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Whittom 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 or some of its variants were: Elizabeth Widdicamp who settled in Mississippi in 1820; John Widdicombe arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1843; Thomas Widdicombe arrived in Philadelphia in 1850..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Whittom (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Whittom (post 1700)



  • David Whittom, Canadian boxer at the 2012 Youth World Amateur Boxing Championships
  • Hazen Whittom, Canadian politician, Mayor of Hope, Quebec

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. 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).
    3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
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    The Whittom Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whittom 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 8 July 2015 at 14:50.

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