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Borlase Early Origins



The surname Borlase was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Borlase. Cornwall was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to Brittany and Wales than to England. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into Devon, Somerset and Dorset. Some say that the first settlers was a man from Bordeaux who settled at Borlase.

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Borlase Spelling Variations


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Borlase Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Borlase, Borlace, Borlacy, Borlasy, Borlasey and others.

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Borlase Early History


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Borlase Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Borlase research. Another 383 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1530, 1642, 1510, 1600, 1463, 1593, 1588, 1564, 1629, 1604, 1614, 1588, 1630, 1614, 1628, 1629, 1590, 1624, 1621, 1624, 1619, 1672, 1640, 1644, 1620, 1665, 1659, 1665, 1642, 1689, 1695, 1772, 1500, 1576, 1648, 1643, 1620, 1682, 1634, 1640 and 1643 are included under the topic Early Borlase History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Borlase Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Borlase Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was John Borlase of Bockmere (died 1593), High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire in 1588; Sir William Borlase (ca. 1564-1629), an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1604 and 1614; William Borlase (ca. 1588-1630), an English politician who sat in the House...

Another 90 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Borlase Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Borlase In Ireland


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Borlase In Ireland



Some of the Borlase family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Borlase Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Borlase, aged 24, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Lord Raglan" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 25th October 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Lord Raglan 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/lordraglan1854.shtml
  • Henry Borlase, aged 24, a miner, who arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "General Hewett"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Borlase (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Borlase (post 1700)



  • William Copeland Borlase FSA (1848-1899), English antiquarian and politician, born at Castle Horneck in Cornwall, he rose to become Parliamentary Secretary to the Local Government Board in 1886 but was quickly brought to bankruptcy and had to give up his seat
  • Peter Borlase (b. 1985), New Zealand rugby union former player and current coach
  • Nancy Wilmot Borlase AM (1914-2006), New Zealand-born Australian artist
  • Charles Bonython Borlase (1820-1875), India-born of Cornish extraction immigrant to New Zealand aboard the Victory in 1848 and rose to become Mayor of Wellington in 1874
  • Sir John Borlase (1576-1648), General of the Ordnance and Governor of Ireland

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ South Australian Register Wednesday 25th October 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Lord Raglan 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/lordraglan1854.shtml

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  3. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
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  10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Borlase Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Borlase 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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