Fayers History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Fayers family

The surname Fayers was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dijonnais and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Early History of the Fayers family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fayers research. Another 71 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 170 and 1702 are included under the topic Early Fayers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Fayers Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Veirs, Vers, Veires, Fers, Fehrs, Feirs, Vehrs, Viers, Veirz, Feirz, Verz, Vair, Vairs, Veurs, Vayers, Vayres, Feuers, Veirz, Veurz and many more.

Early Notables of the Fayers family (pre 1700)

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Australia Fayers migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Fayers Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Charlotte Fayers, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Sir Charles Forbes" in 1849 [1]
  • William Notcutt Fayers, aged 36, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Telegraph"

New Zealand Fayers migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Fayers Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Ann F. Fayers, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1861

  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SIR CHARLES FORBES originally CHARLES FORBES 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849SirCharlesForbes.gif

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