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The name Colseweyn was spawned by the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture that ruled a majority of Britain. It comes from the given name Colseinus, an Old Norman name that traveled to England with the Norman Conquest of 1066.

Colseweyn Early Origins



The surname Colseweyn was first found in Cambridgeshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Colseweyn Spelling Variations


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Colseweyn Spelling Variations



Colseweyn has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Colseweyn, Colswayn, Colsweyn, Colswayne, Colsueyn, Colswein and many more.

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Colseweyn Early History


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Colseweyn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Colseweyn research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1109, 1273, 1293, 1327, 1361 and 1361 are included under the topic Early Colseweyn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Colseweyn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Colseweyn Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Colseweyn 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



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Colseweyns to arrive on North American shores: a number of settlers who arrived in the New World by the 19th century.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    5. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Colseweyn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Colseweyn 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 23 May 2014 at 08:11.

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