Boraston is a small village and civil parish in Shropshire
, bordering with Worcestershire
. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 200.
Early Origins of the Borasten family
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.
Early History of the Borasten family
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Borasten Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Boraston, Borasten, Boreaston, Borasson and others.
Early Notables of the Borasten family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Borasten family to the New World and Oceana
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..