Skidmore and Scudamore
The website of the
Skidmore/Scudamore One-Name Study
and the Skidmore Family History Group
Our surname - a few statistics.
Here are some figures from the 1851 UK census
which are representative of the UK then and now.
The picture in the US is different.
Number of persons with each surname
In 1851 in the UK 1763 people bore one of the names shown in the graph opposite.
All bear a common descent as explained in the pages headed Principal Branches on this site.
These are the numbers in each family line:
Descendants of REGINALD
Wellow, Bath and Frome 45 Scudamore
Derbyshire 335 Skidmore
Westerleigh & Frampton Cotterell 174 Skidmore
Descendants of WALTER
Herefordshire 126 Scudamore
Burnham 20 Skidmore
Warwickshire 33 Skidmore
Oxfordshire 66 Skidmore/ Skitmore
UNLINKED to Reginald or Walter
Kingswinford (Black Country) 706 Skidmore
Cornwall 43 Skidmore
Norfolk 37 Skitmore
Canterbury 32 Scudamore
Other smaller lines together 34 Scudamore