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Horswyke Early Origins



The surname Horswyke was first found in Cumbria at one of the villages of Great Urswick and Little Urswick, together called Urswick. The villages date back to at least 1150 where they were listed as Ursewica. The name literally means "dwelling or (dairy) farm by the bison lake" derived from the Old English or Old Scandinavian words ur + sae + wic. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
One of the first records of the name was in 1401 when Robert of Urswick held estates in the southern neighborly northern Lancashire.

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Horswyke Spelling Variations


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Horswyke Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Urswick, Urswicke, Urswyke, Urswyck, Urswycke, Urwick, Ursweeke, Ursweek, Horswick, Horswyck, Horswyke, Hurswicke and many more.

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Horswyke Early History


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Horswyke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Horswyke research. Another 259 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1449, 1471, 1455, 1487, 1448 and 1522 are included under the topic Early Horswyke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Horswyke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Horswyke Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include the Sir Thomas Urswick of London; and Christopher Urswick (c. 1448-1522), English priest and confessor of Margaret Beaufort, Rector of Puttenham...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Horswyke 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 or some of its variants were: Charles R. Worswick, who settled in San Francisco in 1852; Edward Worswick, and Thomas Worswick, who were on record in the census of Ontario, Canada of 1871.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. 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).
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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The Horswyke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Horswyke 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.

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