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  • Brit Hume
    Britton "Brit" Hume (born June 22, 1943) is an American television journalist and political commentator. Hume had a 23-year career with ABC News, where he contributed to World News Tonight with Peter J...
  • Sir Alexander Hume (1368 - 1424)
    Sir Alexander Hume * Birth: 1368 - Hume,,Berwickshire,Scotland* Death: Aug 17 1424 - Verneuil, Allier, Auvergne, France* Wife: UNKNOWN DeHay
  • Alison Hume (c.1456 - aft.1526)
    ALISON HUME===Alison Home was born ABT 1456 in Polwarth, Berwickshire, Scotland, and was living in 1526.===Family === Biographical Summary by Rootsweb ===She was the daughter of 2. Patrick Home and 3. ...
  • Allan Octavian Hume (1829 - 1912)
    Residence : Camberwell, London, England - 1901* Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via mother Maria Hume (born Burnley) by SmartCopy : Nov 30 2014, 18:53:18 UTC
  • Andrew Hamilton Hewlett Hume [Free Settler "Guardian" "Lady Juliana" 1790] (1762 - 1849)
    Andrew Hamilton HUME was born 24/6/1762 Hillsborough, Down, Ireland (son of James HUME and Isabella HAMILTON)Andrew travelled to Australia as a free settler, arriving in Sydney Cove on 6/6/1790 on "Lad...

About the Hume surname

Believed to originally have come from Norway with Vikings from the name 'Holm' meaning house. There was a Border clan between England and Scotland based near Berwick in the early 1200's from which nearly all Hume's are descended. This had its own Tartan and castle. One Hume went with Captain Cook on his famous discovery of Australia. One was Bishop of Salisbury in the 1700's. I am an adopted Hume in 1958 and would like to find out relatives of Frederick Hume born 1816. Relatives of Nathaniel Hume born approx 1732 and how it is that my family side is Church of England and yet there was a Roman catholic cardinal called Basil Hume in the late 1900's.

Alastair Hume 2014