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Cusworth Early Origins



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 and Wales 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, Somerset and Dorset.

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Cusworth Spelling Variations


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Cusworth Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cosworth, Causewoth, Kosworth, Cossworth, Cosworthy, Cossworthy, Cosworthie, Cossworthie, Kossworth, Cosword, Cosward and many more.

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Cusworth Early History


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Cusworth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cusworth research. Another 204 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, and 1643 are included under the topic Early Cusworth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cusworth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cusworth Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cusworth 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



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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Contemporary Notables of the name Cusworth (post 1700)


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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

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Cusworth Historic Events


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Cusworth Historic Events




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    6. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    9. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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    The Cusworth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cusworth 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 13 November 2014 at 16:22.

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