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Avary History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The ancient Anglo-Saxon surname Avary came from the given name Averary. For example, the first recorded instance of the name is Rogerus filius Averary. His name means Rogerus son of Averary. Over time, the name changed until it achieved its modern form.


Early Origins of the Avary family


The surname Avary was first found in the county of Northumberland where they held a family seat from very ancient times. Rogerus filius Averary resided in the year 1166, and held manors and estates. One branch of the family was found in Egginton, Derbyshire from ancient times. "The church [of Egginton], an ancient structure with a nave, chancel, aisles, and a neat low tower, contains several monuments to the Every family, and has some remains of stained glass." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Early History of the Avary family


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Avary Spelling Variations


The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Avary has been recorded under many different variations, including Avery, Averie, Avary, Every, MacAvera and others.

Early Notables of the Avary family (pre 1700)


Notables of the family at this time include Sir Richard Avery; Samuel Avery (died 1664) was an English merchant and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1654; John Every (c 1643-1679), an English landowner and politician from Dorset who sat in the House of Commons in 1679; James...
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Migration of the Avary family to Ireland


Some of the Avary family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Avary family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Avary Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Anthony Avary, (b. 1813), aged 36, Cornish shoe maker from Liskeard, Cornwall, UK travelling aboard the ship "Sea" arriving in New South Wales, Australia on 29th September 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, May 30). Ships' Passenger Lists of Arrivals in New South Wales on (1828 - 1842, 1848 - 1849) [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_nsw_1838_on.pdf
  • Mrs. Tamson Avary, (b. 1812), aged 37, British settler from Guernsey, UK travelling aboard the ship "Sea" arriving in New South Wales, Australia on 29th September 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, May 30). Ships' Passenger Lists of Arrivals in New South Wales on (1828 - 1842, 1848 - 1849) [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_nsw_1838_on.pdf
  • Mr. James Avary, (b. 1839), aged 10, British settler from Guernsey, UK travelling aboard the ship "Sea" arriving in New South Wales, Australia on 29th September 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, May 30). Ships' Passenger Lists of Arrivals in New South Wales on (1828 - 1842, 1848 - 1849) [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_nsw_1838_on.pdf
  • Mr. William Avary, (b. 1842), aged 7, British settler from Guernsey, UK travelling aboard the ship "Sea" arriving in New South Wales, Australia on 29th September 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, May 30). Ships' Passenger Lists of Arrivals in New South Wales on (1828 - 1842, 1848 - 1849) [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_nsw_1838_on.pdf
  • Mr. Charles Avary, (b. 1844), aged 5, British settler from Guernsey, UK travelling aboard the ship "Sea" arriving in New South Wales, Australia on 29th September 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, May 30). Ships' Passenger Lists of Arrivals in New South Wales on (1828 - 1842, 1848 - 1849) [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_nsw_1838_on.pdf
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Contemporary Notables of the name Avary (post 1700)


  • Roger Roberts Avary (b. 1965), Canadian-born motion picture director, producer, and Oscar-winning screenwriter

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Citations


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, May 30). Ships' Passenger Lists of Arrivals in New South Wales on (1828 - 1842, 1848 - 1849) [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_nsw_1838_on.pdf


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