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In ancient Anglo-Saxon England, the ancestors of the Holworthy surname lived in the county of Yorkshire, where they held manor at Haldsworth.

Holworthy Early Origins



The surname Holworthy was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Holworthy Spelling Variations


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Holworthy Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Holworthy are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Holworthy include: Holdsworth, Holesworth, Houlsworth, Holdworth, Houldworth and many more.

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Holworthy Early History


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Holworthy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Holworthy research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 127 and 1273 are included under the topic Early Holworthy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Holworthy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Holworthy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Holworthy 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Holworthy Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Holworthy, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Navarino" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) NAVARINO 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Navarino.htm

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