Anglo-Saxon culture. It comes from when the family lived in the parish of Aldworth, in the county of Berkshire. The name of that place derives from Old English words meaning old estate or farm.
Early Origins of the Halsworth family
Norman invasion and Conquest of 1066 by Duke William of Normandy.
Early History of the Halsworth family
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Halsworth Spelling Variations
hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Halsworth were recorded, including Aldworth, Aldworthy, Allworth, Allworthy, Alesworth, Alworth, Alworthy and many more.
Early Notables of the Halsworth family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Halsworth family to Ireland
Some of the Halsworth family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Halsworth family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Halsworth family emigrate to North America:
Halsworth Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
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