Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Horbiry is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in the settlement of Horbury in the West Riding of Yorkshire.
Early Origins of the Horbiry family
Yorkshire, where they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest.
Early History of the Horbiry family
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Horbiry 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. Horbiry has been spelled many different ways, including Horberry, Horbury, Horbiry, Horberie, Horbery and many more.
Early Notables of the Horbiry family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Horbiry 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 Horbirys to arrive in North America: John Horby, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1876.
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