Early Origins of the Myerscough family
Lancashire at Myerscough, a township, in the parish of Lancaster, union of Garstang, hundred of Amounderness. Now known as Myerscough and Bilsborrow, this amalgamated parish was established in 2003. Myerscough is where the family's first records were found, specifically: William de Mirscho in 1246; Walter de Myreskou in 1277; and WIlliam de Mireschow who was listed in the Assize Rolls there in 1285. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Early History of the Myerscough family
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Myerscough Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Myerscough has been recorded under many different variations, including Myerscough, Myerscow, Myerscuff, Myersco, Mirescough, Meirscough and many more.
Early Notables of the Myerscough family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Myerscough family to the New World and Oceana
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Myerscough Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Myerscough (post 1700)
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