Early Origins of the Cusworth family
The surname Cusworth was first found in Cornwall
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor of Cosworth. Cornwall
was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to Brittany
than to England
. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into Devon
Early History of the Cusworth family
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Cusworth Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Cosworth, Causewoth, Kosworth, Cossworth, Cosworthy, Cossworthy, Cosworthie, Cossworthie, Kossworth, Cosword, Cosward and many more.
Early Notables of the Cusworth family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cusworth 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..
Contemporary Notables of the name Cusworth (post 1700)
- Brian Cusworth (b. 1984), American professional NBA basketball player
- Les Cusworth (b. 1954), former English rugby union footballer
Historic Events for the Cusworth family
- Mr. Norman Cusworth, British Able Bodied Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html