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Horborrey is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from the family once having lived in the settlement of Horbury in the West Riding of Yorkshire.

Horborrey Early Origins



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

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Horborrey Spelling Variations


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Horborrey Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Horborrey family name include Horberry, Horbury, Horbiry, Horberie, Horbery and many more.

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Horborrey Early History


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Horborrey Early History



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

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Horborrey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Horborrey Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 17 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Horborrey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Horborrey surname or a spelling variation of the name include: 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. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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    The Horborrey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Horborrey 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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