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Widdicombe Early Origins



The surname Widdicombe 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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Widdicombe Spelling Variations


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Widdicombe Spelling Variations



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

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Widdicombe Early History


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Widdicombe Early History



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

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Widdicombe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Widdicombe Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Widdicombe 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 were:

Widdicombe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Widdicombe, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1843
  • Thomas Widdicombe, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1850
  • Mrs. J.A. Widdicombe, aged 55, who emigrated to the United States, in 1896

Widdicombe Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Walter Hy Widdicombe, aged 26, who landed in America from London, in 1900
  • Ralph H. Widdicombe, aged 32, who settled in America, in 1905
  • Abel Robert Widdicombe, aged 24, who emigrated to America from Bricham, in 1906
  • William Widdicombe, aged 49, who emigrated to America from Plymouth, in 1906
  • William Widdicombe, aged 68, who landed in America from Taunton, England, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Widdicombe Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Henry Widdicombe, aged 21, a farm labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Confiance" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 30th November 1858. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Confiance 1858. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/confiance1858.shtml.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Widdicombe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Widdicombe (post 1700)



  • A. C. Widdicombe, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1888 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Danny Widdicombe, Australian musician from Queensland
  • David Widdicombe (b. 1962), Canadian four-time Dora Mavor Moore Award nominated filmmaker and playwright
  • Josh Widdicombe, British stand-up comedian
  • James Widdicombe, General Secretary

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 30th November 1858. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Confiance 1858. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/confiance1858.shtml.
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  6. 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).
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  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 Widdicombe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Widdicombe 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.

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