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Clowbury Early Origins



The surname Clowbury was first found in Devon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire and held a family seat at Bradston (Bradstone.)

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Clowbury Spelling Variations


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Clowbury 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.

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Clowbury Early History


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Clowbury Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Clowbury research. Another 273 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1080, 1091, 1163, 1399, 1538, 1455, 1487, 1625, 1688, 1660, 1620, 1687, 1645 and 1699 are included under the topic Early Clowbury History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Clowbury Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Clowbury Early Notables (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...

Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Clowbury 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



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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
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    The Clowbury Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Clowbury 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 15 October 2015 at 10:41.

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