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The Anglo-Saxon name Wiltome comes from the family having resided in one of the places called Wilton in Cumberland, Herefordshire, Norfolk, Somerset, Wiltshire, or the East and North Ridings of Yorkshire. Wilton, Wiltshire was originally called Ellandune. It was the scene of a battle between Egbert, king of the West Saxons, and Beorwolf, the Mercian king.

Wiltome Early Origins



The surname Wiltome was first found in Essex where they held a family seat at Snaresbrook.

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Wiltome Early History


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Wiltome Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wiltome research. Another 331 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1211, 1296, 1454, 1239, 1373 and 1376 are included under the topic Early Wiltome History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wiltome Spelling Variations


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Wiltome Spelling Variations



Wiltome has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Spelling variants included: Wilton, Wiltone, Willton, Willtone and others.

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Wiltome Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wiltome Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wiltome 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



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Wiltomes to arrive on North American shores: Francis Wilton who settled in Virginia in 1619; one year before the "Mayflower"; David and Nicholas Wilton settled in Salem Massachusetts in 1630; Joe Wilton settled in Virginia in 1635.

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