Early Origins of the Hounsworth family
The surname Hounsworth was first found in Lancashire
at Unsworth, a hamlet, in the township of Pilkington, parish of Prestwich cum Oldham, hundred
of Salford. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Now part of the Metropolitan Borough of Bury, in Greater Manchester, Unsworth dates back to 1291 when it was first listed as Hundeswrth. By 1333, the place name was known as Undesworth.
Early History of the Hounsworth family
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Hounsworth Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Unsworth, Unsworthe, Hunsworth, Hunsworthe and many more.
Early Notables of the Hounsworth family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hounsworth family to Ireland
Some of the Hounsworth family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Hounsworth family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jeffrey Hunsworth, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1840; Jesse Unsworth settled in Philadelphia in 1864; John Unsworth settled in Philadelphia in 1880; Mathew Unswerth settled in Philadelphia in 1870.