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The name Haslehurst is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in one of the settlements called Hazelhurst in Lancashire, Surrey, or Sussex, or near any woodland noted for its hazel trees. Thus, the surname Haslehurst belongs to both the category of habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads, and to the class of topographic surnames, which were given to people who resided near physical features such as hills, streams, churches, or types of trees.

Haslehurst Early Origins



The surname Haslehurst was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat both before and after the Norman Conquest in the year 1066.

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Haslehurst Spelling Variations


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Haslehurst Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Haslehurst has been spelled many different ways, including Hazelhurst, Haselhurst, Hazlehurst, Haslehurst and many more.

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Haslehurst Early History


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Haslehurst Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Haslehurst research. Another 271 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 133 and 1332 are included under the topic Early Haslehurst History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Haslehurst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Haslehurst Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Haslehurst 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Haslehursts to arrive in North America:

Haslehurst Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Haslehurst, who arrived in New York in 1835

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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    The Haslehurst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Haslehurst 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 19 December 2013 at 09:19.

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