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My name is Colin Scriven and I started this site.
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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 1293 names in our family site.
The site was last updated on Sep 28 2016, and it currently has 19 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
Sep 27, 2016
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Sep 25, 2016
Felicity Randall joined another family site: Monroe Web Site
Sep 19, 2016
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Sep 13, 2016
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Sep 09, 2016
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
pamela Bivens joined another family site: Hail Web Site
Sep 05, 2016
Julie Simonds joined another family site: johnson Web Site
Sep 01, 2016
pamela Bivens joined another family site: Family site (Family Tree Legends)
Aug 31, 2016
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Aug 30, 2016
pamela Bivens joined another family site: Giles Web Site
Aug 29, 2016
Julie Simonds joined another family site: Fraser Web Site
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Aug 25, 2016
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Aug 24, 2016
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Aug 23, 2016
Colin Scriven invited pamela Bivens to the site.
Aug 22, 2016
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Aug 21, 2016
Colin Scriven published a new version of the Colins Family Tree family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Aug 08, 2016
Julie Simonds joined another family site: Green Family
 
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