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Widdecombe Early Origins



The surname Widdecombe 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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Widdecombe Spelling Variations


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Widdecombe Spelling Variations



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

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Widdecombe Early History


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Widdecombe Early History



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

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Widdecombe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Widdecombe Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Widdecombe 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 Widdecombe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Widdecombe (post 1700)



  • Rt. Hon. Ann Noreen Widdecombe (b. 1947), British Conservative Party politician

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Widdecombe Historic Events


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Widdecombe Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Leonard Charles Widdecombe, British Engine Room Artificer 1st Class, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and died during the sinking [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html
  • Mr. Jack Widdecombe, British Ship write 4th Class, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and died during the sinking [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html

Other References

  1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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The Widdecombe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Widdecombe 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 13 November 2014 at 16:21.

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