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The ancestors of the Bushby surname lived among the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. The name comes from when they lived in either of the places called Bushby in Leicester and/or at Busby in the North Riding of Yorkshire. The Yorkshire branch of the Bushby family stemmed from Great Busby, a township in the parish of Stokesley in the North Riding of the county. The Leicester branch of the family came from the hamlet of Busby, which was in the parish of Thurnby.

Bushby Early Origins



The surname Bushby was first found in Leicestershire at Bushby, a hamlet, in the parish of Thurnby, union of Billesdon, hundred of Gartree. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Bushby Spelling Variations


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Bushby 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 Bushby include Bushby, Bushbury, Bushbure, Bushbie and others.

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Bushby Early History


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Bushby Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bushby research. Another 131 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bushby History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bushby Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bushby Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bushby 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



A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Bushby Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Bushby who settled in Virginia in 1730
  • Mary Bushby settled in New England in 1746

Bushby Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Bushby arrived in Philadelphia in 1846
  • Thomas Bushby, aged 56, arrived in New York in 1868

Bushby Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Christian Bushby arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Aden" in 1849
  • John Bushby arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Stebonheath" in 1849
  • Margaret Bushby arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Stebonheath" in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bushby (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bushby (post 1700)



  • Robert Bushby (b. 1843), American Republican politician, Cortland County Treasurer, 1876-84; Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884 (alternate), 1888; Presidential Elector for New York, 1900
  • Karl Bushby (b. 1969), British ex-paratrooper and adventurer

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Fructu non foliis
Motto Translation: Fruit, not leaves


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  7. 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.
  8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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The Bushby Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bushby 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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