Hougham/Huffam Family Tree

The Houghams were once a wealthy and influential family with links to minor royalty and influential people. This website has been developed to record our past and preserve it for future generations

From its origins in Scandinavia, the family really began in the 12th Century in Folkestone in Kent, England. Today family members can be found in all continents, with concentrations in England, Australia, New Zealand, the USA and Canada.


Feature Articles

feature 1 Hougham and Hurley Family Research The original work of Marian Hurley Pratt.
You can download a pdf version of this book from here - but be advised that this is 24 mb in size.

feature 2 Pedigree of the family of Hougham The 1943 work of Arthur Hougham, including his own illustrations

feature 3 Dover Castle Several d' Avranches (forerunners of the Houghams) held key appointments at Dover Castle

feature 4 Barton Court Barton Court in Canterbury, Kent, was owned by the Hougham family from 1657 until 1902. But its origins go back to 605CE.

Huffam and Son. Christopher Huffam was the godfather of Charles John Huffam Dickens. Was Dickens' godfather a model for Dombey and Son?

nurses and soldiers Report of the Evacuation of the 4th Casualty Clearing Station, British Expeditionary Force 1940 by Elizabeth Huffam

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