Anglo-Saxon tribes ruled over Britain. The name Dusburey was originally derived from a family having lived in the township of Duxbury, in the parish of Standish in the county of Lancashire.
Early Origins of the Dusburey family
Lancashire at Duxbury, a township, in the district chapelry of Adlington, parish of Standish, union of Chorley, hundred of Leyland. "Duxbury gave name at an early period to a family, of whom Adam, in the reign of Edward I., held a moiety of the town.'" CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print. A later branch of the family was found in the township of Gransmoor in the East Riding of Yorkshire. There, W. D. Thornton Duesbery, Esq., originally of Skelton, near York is Lord of the Manor and he benevolently had a schoolroom built at his expense. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Dusburey family
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Dusburey Spelling Variations
spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Dusburey include Duxbury, Dewsbury, Dusebury, Dusbury, Jewsbury and others.
Early Notables of the Dusburey family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dusburey family to Ireland
Some of the Dusburey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Dusburey family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Robert Duxbury who landed in Philadelphia in 1868; Thomas Duxbury landed in the same port in 1872; John Dewsbury arrived in New Jersey in 1677; William Dewsbury arrived in Philadelphia in 1880..
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