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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



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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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    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. 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. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Borhonte Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Borhonte 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.

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