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My name is Colin Scriven and I started this site.
This site was created using MyHeritage.com. This is a great system that allows anyone like you and me to create a private site for their family, build their family tree and share family photos. If you have any comments or feedback about this site, please click here to contact me.

Today’s generation of the Scriven family bears a name that was brought to England by the wave of migration that was started by the Norman Conquest of 1066.  Scriven is a name for a writer to the Courts.  This name comes from the Old French word "escrivien", (a derivative of the latin word "scribanus" to write) which was the title of a person employed to keep official records of trials.  The ancient chronicles of England & early records of the name Scriven show it to be an old Norman name.  In depth research by skilled analysts into ancient manuscripts such as the Domesday Book (compiled in 1086 by William the Conqueror) The Ragman Rolls, The Wace Poems, The Honour Roll of the “Battel Abbey”, The Curia Regis Pipe Rolls, the Falaise Rolls, tax records and Baptisimals etc. shows that the Scriven name was first found in Yorkshire where they were “seated” from very early times & were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy their liege, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Our family tree is posted online on this site! There are 1053 names in our family site.
The site was last updated on May 28 2015, and it currently has 17 registered member(s). If you wish to become a member too, please click here.   Enjoy!


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Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
May 27, 2015
Julie Simonds joined another family site: Rayner Web Site
May 26, 2015
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Franklin Bridgewater joined another family site: Mitchell Web Site
May 23, 2015
Julie Simonds joined another family site: Mackenzie/Barnett Web Site
May 20, 2015
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
May 19, 2015
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
May 18, 2015
Franklin Bridgewater joined another family site: Liebelt Web Site
May 16, 2015
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Catherine Prebble joined another family site: WDF King Family
May 15, 2015
Julie Simonds joined another family site: (wymer)reando Family Site (23andMe)
May 14, 2015
Franklin Bridgewater joined another family site: BROWN Family Site (23andMe)
May 08, 2015
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
May 04, 2015
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
May 03, 2015
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Apr 26, 2015
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Apr 23, 2015
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Apr 22, 2015
Julie Simonds joined another family site: scott Web Site
 
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