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Early Origins of the Barwis family


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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Early History of the Barwis family

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Early History of the Barwis family


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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 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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Early Notables of the Barwis family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Barwis family (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...
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Migration of the Barwis family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Barwis family to the New World and Oceana


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, who arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Reliance" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RELIANCE 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Reliance.htm

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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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  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RELIANCE 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Reliance.htm

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