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Early Origins of the Cleobury family

The surname Cleobury was first found in Devon where they held a family seat at Bradston (Bradstone.)

In the parish of Linkinghorne, Cornwall "the monks seem to have held the great tithes until the Reformation; soon after which they became vested in the family of Lampen, by whom those on the eastern side of the Lynher were sold about the year 1680 to the family of CloBerry. " [1]

Early History of the Cleobury family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cleobury research. Another 218 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1080, 1091, 1163, 1399, 1538, 1625, 1688, 1660, 1620, 1687, 1645 and 1699 are included under the topic Early Cleobury History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Cleobury Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: CloBerry, Clobury, Cloburry, Clowbury, Clowbery, Cloeberry, Cloebury, Clobry, Clobrie, Clobree, Cloubry, Cloubrie, Cloubery, Cloubury, Globery, Globury, Cleobury, Cleobery and many more.

Early Notables of the Cleobury family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include the Clobery family of Devon; Sir John CloBerry (c. 1625-1688), an English soldier and politician, Member of Parliament for Launceston and Hedon in 1660; Sir John Cloberry (circa 1620-1687), Aide-de-camp...
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Migration of the Cleobury family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Clobery, who came to America in 1634.

Contemporary Notables of the name Cleobury (post 1700) +

  • Sir Stephen John Cleobury CBE (1948-2019), English organist and music director of the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, brother of Nicholas Cleobury
  • Nicholas Cleobury (b. 1950), English conductor, Assistant Organist of Chichester Cathedral (1971-1972)

  1. Hutchins, Fortescue, The History of Cornwall, from the Earliest Records and Traditions to the Present Time. London: William Penaluna, 1824. Print on Facebook