My research into the Hoare family has taken be back over the last seven years from Birmingham, where I was born to Northampton where my grandfather and greatgrandfather were
born in the 1800's, back to Banbury and Tackley in the previous two centuries to Gloucester in the 15th and 16th century.
This has been a remarkable journey for me and I am sure has many more surprises in store. As I have accumulated a lot of information along the way, some not directly related to my Hoare family, I would like to share this information and would gladly add to this website any more information that you would like to send me if related to the Hoare family, even if not mine.
In the Visitation of the County of Gloucester by Robert Cooke Clarencieux, found in the Harleian Manuscript 1041, fo. 66; 1543, the arms are quartered with those of Clifford.
Quarterly of sixteen. These arms are given as 4, Sable, a double-headed eagle displayed within a bordure engrailed argent, HOORE.
Henrey Clifford of Frampton = .....da. and heire to .....Hoore.
This name has been spelt various ways from the earliest time - LE HORE or DE LA HORE to HORE, HOOR, HOORE, HOAR, HOARE, HORA, HORRE, HOREY, HORRIE, HORAM, WHOARE, WHORE, LE CHENU, CANUTUS.
The earliest meaning of the name has been associated with the Latin "Hora" a mark or a division of time, also the color white as in hoar-frost.
|Hoare Families of Gloucester This is an index of the Hore, Hoar, Hoare families of Gloucester from early 13th century. Updated 15th November 2002||Pension Rights 1421 John Hore junior|
|Grant of Land 1477 to Thomas Hore from William Balle||Grant of Land 1477 to William Balle from Thomas Hore|
|Will of Henry Hore of Lydney, 1545||Will of Robert Hoore of Leckhampton, 1545|
|Will of Richard Hoore of Leckhampton, 1545||Will of Edmund Hoare of Norton, 1563|
|Will of Alexander Hore of Tewkesbury, 1566||Will of Edmond Hore of Down Hatherley, 1571|
|Will of John Hore of Westbury, 1573||Will of Roger Hoore of Leckhampton, 1581|
|Will of Margaret Whoare of Chipping Sodbury, 1601||Will of Richard Whoare of Gloucester, 1618|
|Will of Richard Hoare of Norton, 1628||Will of Charles Hoare of Gloucester, 1632|
|Will of Charles Hoare of Gloucester, 1638||Will of William Hoare of Gloucester, 1640|
|Will of John Hoare of Leckhampton, 1643||Will of John Hoare of Tewkesbury, 1646|
|Suit and countersuit for defamation of character, Joan Hoare of Leckhampton versus Anne Dennis, 1624||The Hoar Family in America and its English Ancestry by the Hon. George Frisbie Hoar New March 2002|
|Gloucestershire Parishes Map of Gloucestershire showing early parishes New April 2002||Families of Hore and Hoare Some Account of The Early History and Genealogy, with Pedigrees From 1330, unbroken to the present time, of the Families of Hore and Hoare collected and compiled by Edward Hoare Esq. Coming soon|
|Hoare Family Coat of Arms A picture of the Hoare Family Coat of Arms New May 2002||Hoare Armorial Seal A picture of an Early Armorial Seal New May 2002|
|Seal of William le Hore Medieval seal, probably 13th or 14th century, found in County Louth, Ireland. New January 2003|
|My Hoare Family All my family dated from early 1500 New January 2003||Daniel Hoare An early picture of my grandfather Daniel Hoare born 1870 in Northampton New May 2002|
|Robert Hoare web site containing other links||Hoar genforum|
|Hoare genforum||Hezekiah Hoar homepage|
|History of the Hore Family Coat of Arms||The Bells of Tewkesbury Abbey - mentioning Thomas Hoare|
|Gloucester Record Office - Searchable Genealogical Database||Papers of Legendary Hoar Family Come to the Concord Library|
|Hoar Family Papers 1738 - 1958||The Early Medieval Hores|
|Hoar Famiy - Samual Hoar (1778 - 1856) of Mass||Mike Hobarts site with information on the Hoare family of Mass|
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