House of Colville (Colvin)
The House of Colville (Colvin) is an Anglo-Norman family in England. The family originate from Gilbert de Collevile of Colleville Sur Mer, Normandy. As a Knight Gilbert came to England as a part of the Norman Conquest, with records indicating an embarkation at Dives, landing with the main force at Pevensey in 1066.
The Domesday Book of 1086 records Gilbert's descendants as holding lands directly from the Crown in Yorkshire, specifically Arncliffe where the family would remain prominent for many centuries.
Later the family name changed to Colvin, situated in Sussex, and later, London and the surrounding counties, notably at Monkhams Hall near Waltham Abbey, Essex.
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