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Hurlstone History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The ancestry of the name Hurlstone dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the township of Hurlston in the parish of Acton in the county of Cheshire. This English surname was originally derived from the personal name Hurel, as well as the Old English word tun, which denoted an enclosure or farm.


Early Origins of the Hurlstone family


The surname Hurlstone was first found in Cheshire, where they held a family seat from very early times.

Early History of the Hurlstone family


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Hurlstone Spelling Variations


Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Hurlstone have been found, including Hurlston, Hurlstons, Hurlstones, Hurlstone, Hurleston, Hurlestone, Hurlestons, Hurlestones, Herlston and many more.

Early Notables of the Hurlstone family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Hurlstone family to the New World and Oceana


Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Hurlstone, or a variant listed above:

Hurlstone Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nicholas Hurlstone to Virginia in 1705
  • Nicho Hurlstone, who arrived in Virginia in 1705 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Hurlstone Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Simeon E Hurlstone, who landed in Mississippi in 1903 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Hurlstone Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Robert Hurlstone (aged 37), a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Hooghly" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Rodney 1856. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/rodney1856.shtml

Hurlstone Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Charles Hurlstone, aged 29, a shipwright, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Arethusa" in 1879

Contemporary Notables of the name Hurlstone (post 1700)


  • Adam Hurlstone Ph.D., English Cancer Researcher at the School of Biological Sciences of the University of Manchester
  • William Yeats Hurlstone (1876-1906), British musical composer and pianist

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ South Australian Register. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Rodney 1856. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/rodney1856.shtml


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