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Barwis Early Origins



The surname Barwis was first found in Cumberland, where they held a family seat on the English/Scottish border. After the Norman Conquest of England many of Duke William's rebellious Barons moved north. The border became a convenient but turbulent no-man's land where the persecuted Many were given land by King Malcolm Canmore and later by King David of Scotland. Some were native Scots. In the 16th century they became known as the 'unruly clans'.

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Barwis Spelling Variations


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Barwis Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Barwise, Barwis, Barwese, Barwize, Barwiss and many more.

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Barwis Early History


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Barwis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Barwis research. Another 273 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1234, 1374, 1580, 1616, 1601, 1648, 1628, 1635, 1662, 1648, 1649, 1652, 1621 and 1648 are included under the topic Early Barwis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Barwis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Barwis Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Anthony Barwis (1580-1616), and his son, Richard Barwis (1601-1648), an English politician, Member of Parliament for Carlisle in 1628, High Sheriff of Cumberland in 1635, known as "Great Richard" Barwis because...

Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Barwis Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Barwis Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Hodgson Thomas Barwis, aged 47, a policeman, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Reliance"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Barwis (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Barwis (post 1700)



  • Mike Barwis, American head coach at the University of Michigan (2007-)

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Barwis Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    2. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    3. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    6. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Barwis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Barwis Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 26 August 2013 at 08:35.

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