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Ownsworth Early Origins



The surname Ownsworth was first found in Lancashire at Unsworth, a hamlet, in the township of Pilkington, parish of Prestwich cum Oldham, hundred of Salford. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Now part of the Metropolitan Borough of Bury, in Greater Manchester, Unsworth dates back to 1291 when it was first listed as Hundeswrth. By 1333, the place name was known as Undesworth.

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Ownsworth Spelling Variations


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Ownsworth Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Unsworth, Unsworthe, Hunsworth, Hunsworthe and many more.

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Ownsworth Early History


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Ownsworth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ownsworth research. Another 204 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 176 and 1760 are included under the topic Early Ownsworth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ownsworth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ownsworth Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Ownsworth In Ireland


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Ownsworth In Ireland



Some of the Ownsworth family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 45 words (3 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 or some of its variants were: Jeffrey Hunsworth, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1840; Jesse Unsworth settled in Philadelphia in 1864; John Unsworth settled in Philadelphia in 1880; Mathew Unswerth settled in Philadelphia in 1870.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ownsworth (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ownsworth (post 1700)



  • Anita Ownsworth, British political candidate for Bushey Park in the Hertsmere Borough Council election, 2004, 2009 and 2010
  • Martin Ownsworth, British political candidate for Borehamwood Cowley Hill in the Hertsmere Borough Council election, 2006

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  2. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  3. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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The Ownsworth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ownsworth 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 29 August 2016 at 13:47.

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