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Yurmestown Early Origins



The surname Yurmestown was first found in Lancashire at Westleigh, a township, in the parish and union of Leigh, hundred of West Derby. "A family of the local name is mentioned in the reign of Richard I. The manor is found in the possession of the Urmstons, of Urmston, in the reign of Henry III., and appears to have continued in that family for several centuries. " [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Yurmestown Spelling Variations


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Yurmestown Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Urmeston, Urmiston, Urmston, Urmstone, Urmestone and others.

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Yurmestown Early History


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Yurmestown Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yurmestown research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1650, 1952, 1640, 1606, 1685 and 1660 are included under the topic Early Yurmestown History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yurmestown Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yurmestown Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Yurmestown 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: William Urmstone landed in North America in 1720.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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The Yurmestown Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yurmestown 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 8 October 2015 at 13:32.

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