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.
Early Origins of the Haslehurst family
Cheshire where they held a family seat both before and after the Norman Conquest in the year 1066.
Early History of the Haslehurst family
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Haslehurst Spelling Variations
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.
Early Notables of the Haslehurst family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Haslehurst family to the New World and Oceana
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
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