Newbert History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The present generation of the Newbert family is only the most recent to bear a name that dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name comes from having lived in the settlement of Newbald in the East Riding of Yorkshire, or in one of the various places called Newbold in the counties of Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire. The surname Newbert belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Early Origins of the Newbert family

The surname Newbert was first found in Wiltshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Early History of the Newbert family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Newbert research. Another 73 words (5 lines of text) covering the year 1086 is included under the topic Early Newbert History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Newbert Spelling Variations

Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Newbert include Newbold, Newbolt, Newboult, Newball, Nubold and many more.

Early Notables of the Newbert family (pre 1700)

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United States Newbert migration to the United States +

Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Newbert were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:

Newbert Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Charles Newbert, who landed in New England in 1748 [1]
Newbert Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Joseph Newbert, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1806 [1]
  • Henry Newbert, who arrived in Minnesota in 1860 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Newbert (post 1700) +

  • George H. Newbert, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1900 [2]
  • Elmer E. Newbert, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Augusta, Maine, 1913-14; Candidate for U.S. Senator from Maine, 1918 [2]

  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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from on Facebook
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