Byrth is an ancient Anglo-Saxon
surname that came from the personal name Bartholemew,
which was popular during the Middle Ages.
Early Origins of the Byrth family
The surname Byrth was first found in Devon
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Byrth family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Byrth research.Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1845, 1804, 1881, 1640, 1711, 1678, 1730, 1517, 1582, 1583, 1642, 1635, 1686, 1685, 1686, 1641, 1701, 1634, 1701, 1665, 1679, 1685, 1689, 1660, 1723, 1675 and 1735 are included under the topic Early Byrth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Byrth Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Byrth has been recorded under many different variations, including Birt, Bertie, Birte, Burt, Bert, Birtie, Byrth, Birth and many more.
Early Notables of the Byrth family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include William Radcliffe Birt (1804-1881), an English amateur astronomer; Captain Charles Bertie (c.1640-1711), British diplomat, the fifth son of Montagu Bertie, 2nd Earl of Lindsey, Secretary to the Treasury; Charles Bertie (c.1678-1730), British politician, the son of Charles Bertie and grandson of Montagu Bertie... Another 107 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Byrth Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Byrth family to Ireland
Some of the Byrth family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 93 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Byrth family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Byrth Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Mary Byrth, aged 20, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Nugget" CITATION[CLOSE]
South Australian Register Tuesday 4th July 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Nugget 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/nugget1854.shtml.