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Early Origins of the Widdicombe family


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

Early History of the Widdicombe family


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Widdicombe Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Widdicombe family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Widdicombe family to the New World and Oceana


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
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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.

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


  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

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