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Multiple Origins for the Surname Burtenshaw


English


The Burtenshaw surname is habitational, taken on from the name of the Chapelry of Birkenshaw in the Parish of Birstall, county Yorkshire. The place literally means "small wood or copse where birch trees grow" from the Old English "bircen" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)


Burtenshaw Early Origins



The surname Burtenshaw was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, most likely even before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D., given the Old English roots of their name. The first on record was William del Birkenschawe listed in 1274 in the Court Rolls of the Manor of Wakefield, Yorkshire. A Thomas Birchynshaw was listed in the Poll Tax Rolls of that same county in 1379.

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Burtenshaw Spelling Variations


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Burtenshaw Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Burtenshaw include Birkenshaw, Birkinshaw, Bircumshaw, Burtenshaw and many more.

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Burtenshaw Early History


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Burtenshaw Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Burtenshaw research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1408, 1587, 1634, and 1739 are included under the topic Early Burtenshaw History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Burtenshaw Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Burtenshaw Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Burtenshaw Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Burtenshaw In Ireland


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Burtenshaw In Ireland



Some of the Burtenshaw family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 31 words (2 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:

Burtenshaw Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Ann Burtenshaw, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Cleveland" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CLEVELAND 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Cleveland.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Burtenshaw (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Burtenshaw (post 1700)



  • Charles Edward "Charlie" Burtenshaw (b. 1922), English former professional association football player
  • William Frederick "Bill" Burtenshaw (1925-2010), English former professional football player
  • Norman Burtenshaw (b. 1926), English former football referee
  • Steve Burtenshaw (b. 1935), English former football player and manager

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Burtenshaw Family Crest Products


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Burtenshaw Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CLEVELAND 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Cleveland.htm

Other References

  1. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  2. 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.
  3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
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The Burtenshaw Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Burtenshaw 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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