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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.

Colebourne Early Origins



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.

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Colebourne Spelling Variations


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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.

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Colebourne Early History


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Colebourne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Colebourne research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1370, 1386, 1693, 1622, 1701 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Colebourne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Colebourne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Colebourne Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Colebourne 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 Colebournes to arrive in North America:

Colebourne Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Colebourne, who arrived in Virginia in 1654

Colebourne Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Colebourne, aged 40, a shepherd, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jessie Osborne" in 1867
  • Sarah Colebourne, aged 37, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jessie Osborne" in 1867
  • John H. Colebourne, aged 16, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jessie Osborne" in 1867
  • James H. Colebourne, aged 13, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jessie Osborne" in 1867
  • George W. Colebourne, aged 12, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jessie Osborne" in 1867
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Colebourne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Colebourne 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 30 August 2013 at 10:04.

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