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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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Holworthy Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) NAVARINO 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Navarino.htm

Other References

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  2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  5. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  6. 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).
  7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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The Holworthy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Holworthy 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 20 June 2012 at 09:15.

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