The name Colebourne is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in Colburn, a village and civil parish near Catterick in the North Riding of Yorkshire
. It is from the place-name that the family name is derived.
Early Origins of the Colebourne family
The surname Colebourne was first found in Yorkshire
where one of the first of the name on record was Geoffrey Colburn in 1208 who held estates in the North Riding of Yorkshire
in the parish of Catterick, but historians conjecturally relate the name to Colbrand, a name which appeared in the Domesday Book
in the county of Devon.
Early History of the Colebourne family
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Colebourne 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. Colebourne has been spelled many different ways, including Colburn, Colburne, Colborne, Colbourne, Coulbourne, Colbourn, Cullburn, Colborn, Colbryn, Coulbryne, Culbourne, Cullburne and many more.
Early Notables of the Colebourne family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Colebourne family to the New World and Oceana
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 Colebournes to arrive in North America:
Colebourne Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- John Colebourne, who arrived in Virginia in 1654 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Colebourne Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- John Colebourne, aged 40, a shepherd, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jessie Osborne" in 1867
- Sarah Colebourne, aged 37, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jessie Osborne" in 1867
- John H. Colebourne, aged 16, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jessie Osborne" in 1867
- James H. Colebourne, aged 13, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jessie Osborne" in 1867
- George W. Colebourne, aged 12, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jessie Osborne" in 1867
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