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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
  • Mr. Jack Widdecombe, British Ship write 4th Class, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and died during the sinking

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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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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