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Mulgrew Early Origins



The surname Mulgrew was first found in Buckinghamshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. After the Battle of Hastings in 1066, William, Duke of Normandy, having prevailed over King Harold, granted most of Britain to his many victorious Barons. It was not uncommon to find a Baron, or a Bishop, with 60 or more Lordships scattered throughout the country. These he gave to his sons, nephews and other junior lines of his family and they became known as under-tenants. They adopted the Norman system of surnames which identified the under-tenant with his holdings so as to distinguish him from the senior stem of the family. After many rebellious wars between his Barons, Duke William, commissioned a census of all England to determine in 1086, settling once and for all, who held which land. He called the census the Domesday Book, [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
indicating that those holders registered would hold the land until the end of time. Hence, conjecturally, the surname is descended from the tenant of the lands in that shire.

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Mulgrew Spelling Variations


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Mulgrew Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mulgrave, Mullgrave, Mulgrove, Mullgrove and others.

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Mulgrew Early History


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Mulgrew Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mulgrew research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1102, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Mulgrew History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mulgrew Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mulgrew Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Mulgrew Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mulgrew In Ireland


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Mulgrew In Ireland



Some of the Mulgrew family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 were:

Mulgrew Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Mulgrew, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1878 [2]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)

Mulgrew Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Sarah Mulgrew, aged 21, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Fitzjames"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mulgrew (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mulgrew (post 1700)



  • Katherine Kiernan Maria "Kate" Mulgrew (b. 1955), American Golden Globe nominated actress, best known for her roles on Star Trek: Voyager as Captain Kathryn Janeway
  • Michael Mulgrew, American Democrat politician, Member, Platform Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Thomas "Tommy" Mulgrew (b. 1929), retired Scottish professional footballer
  • Charles Patrick "Charlie" Mulgrew (b. 1986), Scottish footballer
  • Peter David Mulgrew (1927-1979), New Zealand mountaineer, yachtsman, and businessman

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  5. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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The Mulgrew Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mulgrew 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 15 October 2017 at 18:26.

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