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Beverley is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from a family once having lived in Yorkshire. The Beverley family was originally found at the village and parish of Beverly, from which they took their name. Beverley, which literally means beaver stream, is located in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Beverley Early Origins



The surname Beverley was first found in Yorkshire. Undoubtedly, the first record of the name was John of Beverley (died 721), an East Anglian bishop. He was the Bishop of Hexham and then the Bishop of York. He went on to found the town of Beverley and building the first structure there, a monastery. John was associated with miracles during and after his lifetime, became a saint, canonised by the Catholic Church in 1037.

Leven in the East Riding of Yorkshire is another ancient family seat. "[Leven] is of considerable antiquity, a church being mentioned as existing here at the time of the Norman survey, when the manor was in the possession of the church of St. John de Beverley, which retained it till the Dissolution." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.


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Beverley Spelling Variations


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Beverley 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. Beverley has been recorded under many different variations, including Beverley, Beverly, Baverlay, Beverlee, Beaverley, Beverle and many more.

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Beverley Early History


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Beverley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beverley research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1374, 1673, 1722, 1705, 1673, 1722, 1705, 1668, 1728 and 1605 are included under the topic Early Beverley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Beverley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Beverley Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include Robert Beverley, Jr. (1673-1722), American-born historian of early colonial Virginia, he is probably best known for his "Beverley's History...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Beverley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Beverley In Ireland


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Beverley In Ireland



Some of the Beverley 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Beverley or a variant listed above:

Beverley Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Robert Beverley, who arrived in Virginia in 1687
  • John Beverley, who arrived in Virginia in 1699

Beverley Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Beverley, who landed in Virginia in 1716
  • John Beverley settled in Maryland in 1732
  • William Beverley, who arrived in Oxford, Maryland in 1747
  • William Beverley settled in New England in 1750
  • John Beverley who settled in New England in 1753

Beverley Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Robert Beverley, aged 42, arrived in New York City in 1919 aboard the ship "Colon" from Cristobal, Canal Zone [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67N-R38 : 6 December 2014), Robt. Beverley, 07 May 1919; citing departure port Cristobal, Canal Zone, arrival port New York City, ship name Colon, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Margeret Beverley, aged 4, arrived in New York City in 1919 aboard the ship "Colon" from Cristobal, Canal Zone [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67N-R36 : 6 December 2014), Margeret Beverley, 07 May 1919; citing departure port Cristobal, Canal Zone, arrival port New York City, ship name Colon, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Pearl Beverley, aged 32, arrived in New York City in 1919 aboard the ship "Colon" from Cristobal, Canal Zone [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67N-R3D : 6 December 2014), Pearl Beverley, 07 May 1919; citing departure port Cristobal, Canal Zone, arrival port New York City, ship name Colon, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Eveline Beverley, aged 48, originally from Preston, England, arrived in New York City, New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Carmania" from Liverpool, England [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64B-F2C : 6 December 2014), Eveline Beverley, 19 Dec 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Carmania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Eveline Beverley, aged 7, originally from Preston, England, arrived in New York City, New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Carmania" from Liverpool, England [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64B-F2Z : 6 December 2014), Eveline Beverley, 19 Dec 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Carmania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Beverley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Beverley (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General George Hendricks Beverley (1897-1988), American Commanding Officer of the San Antonio Air Material Area, Kelly Field, Texas (1949)
  • Joshua Logan "J.B." Beverley (b. 1977), American musician
  • Trazana Beverley, American Tony award winning stage and film actress
  • Patrick Beverley (b. 1988), American professional basketball player
  • William Beverley (1917-1994), American Army Major General, who medals include the Distinguished Service Medal
  • Joseph "Joe" Beverley (1856-1897), English football player
  • Joy Beverley MBE (1924-2015), born Joycelyn V. Chinery, British singer, best known as one of the Beverley Sisters
  • Harry Beverley, former professional rugby league footballer
  • Jo Beverley (b. 1947), English-born, Canadian writer of popular historical romance novels
  • Cliff Beverley (b. 1977), former professional rugby league player
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Ubi libertas ibi patria
Motto Translation: Where liberty prevails there is my country.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67N-R38 : 6 December 2014), Robt. Beverley, 07 May 1919; citing departure port Cristobal, Canal Zone, arrival port New York City, ship name Colon, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67N-R36 : 6 December 2014), Margeret Beverley, 07 May 1919; citing departure port Cristobal, Canal Zone, arrival port New York City, ship name Colon, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67N-R3D : 6 December 2014), Pearl Beverley, 07 May 1919; citing departure port Cristobal, Canal Zone, arrival port New York City, ship name Colon, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64B-F2C : 6 December 2014), Eveline Beverley, 19 Dec 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Carmania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64B-F2Z : 6 December 2014), Eveline Beverley, 19 Dec 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Carmania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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The Beverley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beverley 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 18 November 2016 at 07:28.

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