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The ancestry of the name Chesbrowe dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from 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.

Chesbrowe Early Origins



The surname Chesbrowe 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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Chesbrowe Early History


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Chesbrowe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chesbrowe research. Another 226 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1594, 1667 and 1649 are included under the topic Early Chesbrowe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chesbrowe Spelling Variations


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Chesbrowe Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Chesbrowe have been found, including Chesbrough, Cheesebourgh, Cheesbrough, Cheseborough, Chesebrough and many more.

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Chesbrowe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chesbrowe Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Chesbrowe In Ireland


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Chesbrowe In Ireland



Some of the Chesbrowe family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 45 words (3 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Chesbrowe, or a variant listed above: 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..

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