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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Ailmer surname or get a copy of the Ailmer family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"AILMER. Emme de Ailmer and Roger de Almere, both of Selkirkshire, rendered homage, 1296. The seal of the latter bears a hunting hom, stringed, and S' Rogeri d' Alnmer. As Roger de Aylemer he accounts in 1304 for the ward of Trequair ( Bain, n, p. 198, 202, 439, 552). Adam Aylmer was a tenant under the earl of Douglas in the vill of Tybris, 1376 (RHM., n, p. 16), and Elizabeth Aimoir appears in Cambuswallace, 1603 (Dunblane). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Ailmer Genealogy

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