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Early Origins of the Combworthey family


The surname Combworthey was first found in West Yorkshire at Upper Cumberworth or Lower Cumberworth, both small villages that date back collectively to the Domesday Book of 1086 where they were listed as Cumbreuurde. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
Alternatively, the surname's origin could lie in Cumberworth, a small village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire. This local was listed as Combreuorde in the Domesday Book. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
In all cases, the place names derive their origin from the Old English personal name "Cumbre" + "worth" as in "enclosure of a man called Cumbra, or of the Britons." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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Early History of the Combworthey family

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Early History of the Combworthey family


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Another 279 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1415, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Combworthey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Combworthey Spelling Variations

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Combworthey Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Comberworth, Comerworth, Comberworthy, Comerworthy, Cumberworth and many more.

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Early Notables of the Combworthey family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Combworthey family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Combworthey family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Combworthey family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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