Some very early surnames

Medieval Names

Surname/Byname Given Name Parish/Hundred Village/Town CountyCode Date Reference
Vivien Henricus Sheperuge (Seabridge) STS 1214 Wrotteseley (1885)
Phythien** William Barnwell CAM 1250-1350 Hart and Lyons (1893 p316)
Phivian** William Barnwell CAM 1250-1350 Hart and Lyons (1884 p51).
Phyvian John Recorded at Dunfermline but mentions Pethawe (Pettagh), SUF 1306 Boynton (2003a)
Fithian * William Waterford WAT 1310 Boynton (2003b)
Vyvyan John Paulynescreye (St Paul’s Cray) KEN 1312 Boynton (2003m)
Vyvyan* William MDX 1313 Boynton (2003l)
Vivian John Cornhull London MDX 1321 Boynton (2003c)
Vivian * William Shor(e)ham SSX 1324 Boynton (2003d)
Tunstall Vivian (de) Tunstall STS 1326 Wrotteseley (1889)
Tunstal De Viviano (de) Pirehill Tunstal STS 1327 Wrotteseley (1886)
Tunstall Vivian (de) Tunstall STS 1327 Boynton (2003e)
Fithien Agnes Lindsey Appleby LIN 1332 O’Brien (2009)
Vivian William CON 1338 Boynton (2003i)
Vyvyan William Chynnore OXF 1341 Boynton (2003h)
Vyvyan Nicholas 1370 Curry (2007b)
Vyvean Henry 1372 Curry (2007a)
Vyvyan Nicholas 1378 Curry (2007a)
Vyvyan Thomas 1378 Curry (2007a)
Vyvyan Henry 1379 Curry (2007b)
Fynyan Cristina Meonstoke Liss Abbas HAM 1379 Fenwick (1988 p327)
Fynyan Johannes Meonstoke Liss Abbas HAM 1379 Fenwick (1988 p327)
Fynyan Matil’ Meonstoke Liss Abbas HAM 1379 Fenwick (1988 p327)
Fynyan Thomas Meonstoke Liss Abbas HAM 1379 Fenwick (1988 p327)
Filyon Radulpho Sparkenhoe Lyndley LEI 1379 Fenwick (1988 p572)
Fethethyan Robertus Staincliffe Gisburn YKS 1379 Fenwick (2005 p438)
Fydyen Johannes Shropham Eccles NFK 1379 Fenwick (2001 p135)
Fyfyan Petrus Dumpford Rogate SSX 1379 Fenwick (2001 p598)
Fynyan Nicholai Bristol GLS 1381 Fenwick (1988 p314)
Fythelyng Willelmus West Derby Newton le Willows LAN 1381 Fenwick (1988 p469)
Feyth’ Johanne Lichfield STS 1381 Fenwick (2001 p495)
Fyvyan Henry 1387 Curry (2007a)
Vyvyn William 1387 Curry (2007a)
Vyvyan Henry 1388 Curry (2007a)
Fyvyan Richard 1388 Curry (2007a)
Vivian William 1388 Curry (2007a)
Vivian Thomas Trewudryn CON 1393 Boynton (2003j)
Fithion William CAM 1401 Stamp (1927)
Massey Fithian Westminster London MDX 1401 Boynton (2003f)
Fithion Richard North Tuddeham NFK 1401 Stamp (1927)
Fydyan Thomas 1404 Curry (2007a)
Palmer Phithian 1415 Curry (2007a)
Fythian Richard 1415 Curry (2007a)
Vivean Thomas 1417 Curry (2007a)
Vyvyan Adam 1418 Curry (2007a)
Fythian Johannes York YKS 1418 Collins (1897)
Vivian John 1421 Curry (2007c)
Fythian Edmond 1427 Curry (2007c)
Vivian John 1431 Curry (2007c)
Vivion John 1432 Curry (2007c)
Vyvyan John 1432 Curry (2007c)
Vivian John 1433 Curry (2007c)
Vivian John 1434 Curry (2007c)
Fithian William 1435 Curry (2007b)
Vyvien Ralph 1437 Curry (2007c)
Vivien Robert 1437 Curry (2007c)
Vivian John 1438 Curry (2007c)
Vivien John 1438 Curry (2007c)
Vivien John 1438 Curry (2007c)
Vivyen Ralph 1438 Curry (2007c)
Vivien Ralph 1439 Curry (2007c)
Vyvean Ralph 1439 Curry (2007c)
Vyvian Ralph 1439 Curry (2007c)
Vivian John 1440 Curry (2007c)
Vyvean Ralph 1440 Curry (2007c)
Fivyan David St Thomas the Apostle London MDX 1441 Boynton (2003k)
Johnson Fythyan 1443 Curry (2007a)
Conway Fyvean 1443 Curry (2007a)
Vyvien John 1446 Curry (2007c)
Fythyan Richard Chelsham SRY 1450 Boynton (2003g)
Tunstall Phethean (of) Wolstanton Tunstall STS 1459 Phethean (2010)
Phitheon Roger Northwich Brereton CHS 1539 Phethean (2011)

Notes:
* William Vivian (1310) and William Fithian (1324), both mariners in the King’s service and probably one and the same person.
** Refers to same person, different spelling
County codes are the definitive codes as per Chapman (http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chapman_code )

Bibliography
Boynton G R (2003a). Calendar of Patent rolls 1216-1452; Edward I, vol. 4, p. 523 http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/patentrolls/e1v4/body/Edward1vol4page0523.pdf Date accessed 25 March 2012

Boynton G R (2003b). Calendar of Patent rolls 1216-1452; Edward II, vol. 1, p. 264 http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/patentrolls/e2v1/body/Edward2vol1page0264.pdf Date accessed 25 March 2012

Boynton G R (2003c). Calendar of Patent rolls 1216-1452; Edward II, vol. 4, p. 8 http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/patentrolls/e2v4/body/Edward2vol4page0008.pdf Date accessed 25 March 2012

Boynton G R (2003d). Calendar of Patent rolls 1216-1452; Edward II, vol. 5, p. 7 http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/patentrolls/e2v5/body/Edward2vol5page0007.pdf Date accessed 26 March 2012

Boynton G R (2003e). Calendar of Patent rolls 1216-1452; Edward III, vol. 1, p. 51 http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/patentrolls/e3v1/body/Edward3vol1page0051.pdf Date accessed 26 March 2012

Boynton G R (2003f). Calendar of Patent rolls 1216-1452; Henry IV, vol. 1, p. 542 http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/patentrolls/h4v1/body/Henry4vol1page0542.pdf Date accessed 26 March 2012

Boynton G R (2003g). Calendar of Patent rolls 1216-1452; Henry VI, vol. 5, p. 359 http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/patentrolls/h6v5/body/Henry6vol5page0359.pdf Date accessed 26 March 2012

Boynton G R (2003h). Calendar of Patent rolls 1216-1452; Edward III, vol. 5, p178
http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/patentrolls/e3v5/body/Edward3vol5page0178.pdf Date accessed 29 March 2012

Boynton G R (2003i). Calendar of Patent rolls 1216-1452; Edward III, vol. 4, p130
http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/patentrolls/e3v4/body/Edward3vol4page0130.pdf Date accessed 29 March 2012

Boynton G R (2003j). Calendar of Patent rolls 1216-1452; Richard II, vol. 5, p342
http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/patentrolls/r2v5/body/Richard2vol5page0342.pdf Date accessed 29 March 2012

Boynton G R (2003k). Calendar of Patent rolls 1216-1452; Henry VI, vol. 4, p4
http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/patentrolls/h6v4/body/Henry6vol4page0004.pdf Date accessed 29 March 2012
Boynton G R (2003l). Calendar of Patent rolls 1216-1452; Edward II, vol. 1, p566
http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/patentrolls/e2v1/body/Edward2vol1page0566.pdf Date accessed 29 March 2012

Boynton G R (2003m). Calendar of Patent rolls 1216-1452; Edward II, vol. 1, p506
http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/patentrolls/e2v1/body/Edward2vol1page0506.pdf Date accessed 29 March 2012

Boynton G R (2003). Calendar of Patent rolls 1216-1452. http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/patentrolls/ Date accessed 20 March 2012

Collins F (ed) (1897). “Admissions to the Freedom of York: Temp. Henry V (1413-22),” Register of the Freemen of the City of York: Vol. 1: 1272-1558, British History Online, http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=48268&strquery=Fythian Date accessed: 25 March 2012

Curry A (2007a). The Soldier in later Medieval England: Muster roll database. http://www.icmacentre.ac.uk/soldier/database/search.php Date accessed 27 March 2012

Curry A (2007b). The Soldier in later Medieval England: Protection database. http://www.icmacentre.ac.uk/soldier/database/search.php Date accessed 27 March 2012

Curry A (2007c). The Soldier in later Medieval England: Normandy Garrison database. http://www.icmacentre.ac.uk/soldier/database/search.php Date accessed 27 March 2012

Hart W H and Lyons P A (1884). Carularium Monasterii de Rameseia, Vol I. London: Longman.

Hart W H and Lyons P A (1886). Carularium Monasterii de Rameseia, Vol II. London: Longman.

Hart W H and Lyons P A (1893). Carularium Monasterii de Rameseia, Vol III. London: HMSO.

Fenwick C C (1988). The Poll Taxes of 1377, 1379, and 1381: Part 1: Bedfordshire-Leicestershire. Oxford: OUP

Fenwick C C (2001). The Poll Taxes of 1377, 1379, and 1381: Part 2: Lincolnshire-Westmorland. Oxford: OUP

Fenwick C C (2005). The Poll Taxes of 1377, 1379, and 1381: Part 3 Wiltshire – Yorkshire. Oxford: OUP

O’Brien K M (2009). An Index to the 1332 Lay Subsidy Rolls for Lincolnshire, England. http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/LincLSR/BynF.shtml Date accessed 25 Mar 2012

Phethean S J (2010). Transcript of: Memorandum by Phethean of Tunstall that he has purchased a “garden place that lies in Tunstall at harre of Tunstall”;Dated 31st July 1459 http://www.phethean.org.uk/familyhistory/medieval-deed-1459/ Date accessed 26 March 2012

Phethean S J (2011). Phethean Family Tree. http://www.phethean.org.uk/webtrees/individual.php?pid=I1161&ged=Phethean2.ged Date accessed 28 March 2012

Stamp A E (ed ) (1927). “Close Rolls, Henry IV: February 1401.” Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry IV: volume 1: 1399-1402 (1927): 253-259. British History Online. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=107844&strquery=Fithion Date accessed: 27 March 2012

Wrotteseley G (ed) (1885). The Stone Cartulary; Staffordshire Historical Collections, vol. 6 part 1 (1885), pp. 5-28. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=52416 Date accessed: 25 March 2012

Wrottesley G (ed) (1886). “Staffordshire Lay Subsidy, 1327: Pirehill hundred.” Staffordshire Historical Collections, vol. 7, part 1 (1886): 197-215. British History Online. http://http://www.british-history.ac.uk/staffs-hist-collection/vol7/pt1/pp197-215 Date accessed 12 March 2015

Wrottesley G (ed) (1889). “Plea Rolls for Staffordshire: 19 Edward II.” Staffordshire Historical Collections, vol. 10, part 1: 62-74. British History Online. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=52345&strquery=Vivian Date accessed 27 March 2012

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *