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Boraston is a small village and civil parish in Shropshire, bordering with Worcestershire. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 200.

Boras Early Origins



The surname Boras was first found in Worcestershire at Boreston, small village and civil parish which borders on the Shropshire border. The place name dates back to 188 where it was listed as Bureston and possibly meant "peasant's farmstead" from the Old English words bur + tun. Boraston Church dates from the 13th century and is dedicated to St John the Baptist. One of the earliest records of the name was William Boreston, sub-collector of assessments, Stildon, co. Worcester in 1328.

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Boras Spelling Variations


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Boras Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Boraston, Borasten, Boreaston, Borasson and others.

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Boras Early History


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Boras Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boras research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600 and 1504 are included under the topic Early Boras History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boras Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boras Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Boras 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:

Boras Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Rachaell Boras, who landed in Virginia in 1665

Boras Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Boras, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1813
  • Alefunso Boras, who landed in America in 1866

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. 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).
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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    The Boras Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boras 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 24 March 2014 at 09:40.

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