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The Borhonte name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in Boreham, a parish four miles from Chelmsford, in the county of Essex.

Borhonte Early Origins



The surname Borhonte was first found in Sussex and Essex where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Borhonte Spelling Variations


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Borhonte Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Borhonte has undergone many spelling variations, including Borham, Boreham, Borhunt, Borhont and others.

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Borhonte Early History


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Borhonte Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Borhonte research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 167 and 1675 are included under the topic Early Borhonte History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Borhonte Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Borhonte Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Borhonte 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



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Borhonte were among those contributors: Thomas Boreham who settled in Boston, Massachusetts in 1766.

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