Hallam


Hallam
This name is of English locational origin from two places in Derbyshire called Kirk Hallam and West Hallam. The former placename is recorded in 'The Book of Fees' (1242) as Kirkehalum and the latter as Westhalum in the 1230 Pipe Rolls of that county. The name derives from the Old English pre 7th Century 'halum' or 'halh' meaning a 'nook' or 'remote valley'. Hallam is also the name of a region around Sheffield in Yorkshire. This district, sometimes called Hallamshire, derives its name from this source and is first recorded towards the end of the 13th Century. In the modern idiom the name has three spelling variations: Hallam, Hallum and Hallums. On August 1st 1593, Margaret, daughter of John Hallam, was christened at St. Mary, Whitechapel, Stepney; Katherine Hallam married Thomas Barker, on June 3rd 1607 at st. Bride's, Fleet Street, and on April 10th 1611, Anne Hallam married Richard Manesfield, at St. Giles, Cripplegate, London. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Adam de Hallum, which was dated 1297, in the Pipe Rolls of Yorkshire, during the reign of King Edward 1, known as 'The Hammer of the Scots', 1272-1307. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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  • Hallam — can mean:Places* Hallamshire, an area in South Yorkshire, England; the source of the name for: ** Hallam F.C. a non league football club in Sheffield. ** Hallam FM, a radio station based in Sheffield. ** Royal Hallamshire Hospital ** Sheffield… …   Wikipedia

  • Hallam — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Anthony Hallam (* 1933), britischer Geologe und Paläontologe Arthur Hallam (1811–1833), englischer Dichter David Hallam (* ?), britischer Europapolitiker Henry Hallam (1777–1859), englischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hallam FC — Hallam Football Club Hallam Football Club Club fondé en 1860 Couleurs Bleu et b …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hallam — Hallam, NE U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 276 Housing Units (2000): 118 Land area (2000): 0.164264 sq. miles (0.425441 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.164264 sq. miles (0.425441 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hallam, NE — U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 276 Housing Units (2000): 118 Land area (2000): 0.164264 sq. miles (0.425441 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.164264 sq. miles (0.425441 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hallam, PA — U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 1532 Housing Units (2000): 713 Land area (2000): 0.701958 sq. miles (1.818064 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.701958 sq. miles (1.818064 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hallam — (spr. Hälläm), Henry, einer der berühmtesten englischen Historiker, geb. 1777 in Windfor, erhielt seine Vorbildung in Eton, studirte dann in Oxford, lebte seit 1799, erst mit dem Studium der Rechte, dann wissenschaftlich beschäftigt in London,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hallam — (spr. hälläm), Henry, engl. Geschichtschreiber, geb. 9. Juli 1777 in Windsor, gest. 21. Jan. 1859, studierte in Oxford und London, ließ sich in letzterer Stadt als Rechtsanwalt nieder und bekleidete längere Zeit den gut besoldeten Posten eines… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hallam — (Hälläm), Henry, geb. um 1790, berühmt als Verfasser der »Geschichte der engl. Constitution« (London 1827; 4. Aufl. 1842); er schrieb auch eine »Uebersicht über den Zustand Europas während des Mittelalters« (London 1818; 10. Aufl. 1853) und eine… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Hallam — Hallam, Arthur Henry, Sohn von Henry H., Dichter, geb. 1803 u. st. 15. Sept. 1833 in Wien; er schr.: Remains in verse and prose, Lond. 1834, 2. A. 1863 …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hallam — (spr. hällĕm), Henry, engl. Geschichtschreiber, geb. 9. Juli 1777 zu Windsor, Kurator am Brit. Museum, gest. 21. Jan. 1859 zu Pickhurst; Hauptwerk: »Constitutional history of England« (3 Bde., 1827; neue Ausg. 1884; deutsch 1828 29), »Historical… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon


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