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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.

Borasten Early Origins



The surname Borasten 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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Borasten Spelling Variations


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Borasten Spelling Variations



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

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Borasten Early History


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Borasten Early History



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

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Borasten Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Borasten Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Borasten 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: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Borasten Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Borasten 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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