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Of all the 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.

Horbiry Early Origins



The surname Horbiry was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest.

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Horbiry Spelling Variations


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Horbiry Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few 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.

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Horbiry Early History


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Horbiry Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Horbiry research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1335 and 1379 are included under the topic Early Horbiry History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Horbiry Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Horbiry Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 17 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Horbiry 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



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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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    The Horbiry Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Horbiry 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 11 March 2014 at 16:19.

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