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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 977 names in our family site.
The site was last updated on Apr 23 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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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
Apr 16, 2015
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Apr 13, 2015
Rob Gregory joined another family site: Turner Web Site
Apr 08, 2015
Rob Gregory joined another family site: Johns/Gauci Web Site
Apr 07, 2015
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Apr 02, 2015
Franklin Bridgewater joined another family site: Hunt/Wilkins Web Site
Julie Simonds joined another family site: jackson Web Site
Mar 31, 2015
Felicity Randall joined another family site: Starting with David Barnes Web Site
Mar 30, 2015
Franklin Bridgewater joined another family site: Boucher Family Web Site
Mar 24, 2015
Franklin Bridgewater joined another family site: Gevert Gladebeck Web Site
Mar 19, 2015
Julie Simonds joined another family site: Hevonoja,Suomela,Koskinen,ja Keino Web site
 
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