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The name Cheesebrough is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in Cheshire, a county in the northeast of England on the border with Wales. It is from the name of the county that the family name is derived. The name meant "a dweller in a town in Cheshire." This is because the suffix -borough indicated residence in a town.

Cheesebrough Early Origins



The surname Cheesebrough was first found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Cheesebrough Spelling Variations


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Cheesebrough Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Cheesebrough has been spelled many different ways, including Chesbrough, Cheesebourgh, Cheesbrough, Cheseborough, Chesebrough and many more.

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Cheesebrough Early History


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Cheesebrough Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cheesebrough research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1594, 1667 and 1649 are included under the topic Early Cheesebrough History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cheesebrough Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cheesebrough Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cheesebrough 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Cheesebroughs to arrive in North America:

Cheesebrough Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Cheesebrough who settled in Boston Massachusetts and later moved to Salem, with his wife Anne, daughter Sarah, and three sons, Peter, Samuel, and Nathanial, in 1630

Cheesebrough Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • R.M. Cheesebrough, aged 30, who emigrated to America, in 1895

Cheesebrough Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Edward Cheesebrough, aged 50, who settled in America, in 1901
  • Emma Cheesebrough, aged 49, who emigrated to the United States, in 1901
  • Robert A. Cheesebrough, aged 74, who landed in America, in 1911
  • G.E. Cheesebrough, aged 37, who landed in America, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cheesebrough (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cheesebrough (post 1700)



  • Albert Cheesebrough (b. 1935), English former footballer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Cheesebrough Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cheesebrough 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.

    This page was last modified on 21 January 2013 at 15:53.

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