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Harrowsmythe is an old Anglo-Saxon name that was given to a person who was a person who made arrows, or more specifically the maker of the iron tips for arrows.

Harrowsmythe Early Origins



The surname Harrowsmythe was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Harrowsmythe Spelling Variations


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Harrowsmythe Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Harrowsmythe has been recorded under many different variations, including Arrowsmyth, Arrowsmith, Arrowsmythe, Arrowsmithe and others.

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Harrowsmythe Early History


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Harrowsmythe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Harrowsmythe research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1585, 1628, 1602 and 1659 are included under the topic Early Harrowsmythe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Harrowsmythe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Harrowsmythe Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Harrowsmythe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Harrowsmythe or a variant listed above: Elizabeth Arrowsmith who settled in America in 1718; followed by John in 1734; and Martha in 1737; Thomas Arrowsmith settled in Virginia in 1670; Daniel Arrowsmith settled in Savanna, GA. in 1865..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. 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.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    7. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Harrowsmythe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Harrowsmythe 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.

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