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Barwiss Early Origins



The surname Barwiss 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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Barwiss Spelling Variations


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Barwiss Spelling Variations



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

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Barwiss Early History


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Barwiss Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Barwiss 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 Barwiss History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Barwiss Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Barwiss 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 Barwiss 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 or some of its variants were: Robert Barwise, aged 38, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1921; Robert Barwise, aged 40, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1924; and Walter Barwise, aged 25, who arrived at Ellis Island from Farnworth, England, in 1907..

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Barwiss Historic Events


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Barwiss Historic Events




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Barwiss Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    2. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    5. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Barwiss Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Barwiss 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 13 November 2014 at 16:21.

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