The origins of the Hubberstay name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. It comes from when the family lived in the village of Hardisty Hill located in the parish of Fewston, in the county of Yorkshire
. In it's Old English form this place-name was originally Hardolfsty with its origin in the name Hardulf
Early Origins of the Hubberstay family
The surname Hubberstay was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Hubberstay family
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Hubberstay Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred
years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations
are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon
surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Hubberstay were recorded, including Hardisty, Hardesty, Hardistry, Hardest and others.
Early Notables of the Hubberstay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hubberstay family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England
went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Hubberstay family emigrate to North America: George Hardest, who sailed to Virginia in 1651 and John Hardisty to Maryland in 1813.