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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 Allum surname or get a copy of the Allum family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"ALLUM. A curtailed form of MACCALLUM through the form MACALLUM. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Allum Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Allum Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Allum family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Allum

Wikipedia William James Douglas Allum (born October 9, 1916 in Winnipeg, Manitoba - died March 14, 1992 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) was a Canadian ice hockey defenceman.
Wikipedia Sir John Andrew Charles Allum (1889 ? 1972) was a New Zealand businessman and engineer, and was Mayor of Auckland from 1941 to 1953.