In ancient Anglo-Saxon England
, the ancestors of the Holworthy surname lived in the county of Yorkshire
, where they held manor at Haldsworth.
Early Origins of the Holworthy family
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.
Early History of the Holworthy family
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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.
Early Notables of the Holworthy family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Holworthy family to the New World and Oceana
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 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) NAVARINO 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Navarino.htm