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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)



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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 arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1843
  • Thomas Widdicombe 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, arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Confiance"

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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
  • 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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Widdicombe Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
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