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Penberthy is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from a family once having lived in the township of Pemberton which was in Wigan in the county of Lancashire. This surname was originally derived from Old Welsh and Old English terms which denoted that the original bearers of the Penberthy surname lived by the barley farm near a hill.

Penberthy Early Origins



The surname Penberthy was first found in Lancashire at Pemberton, a township, in the parish and union of Wigan, hundred of West Derby. Adam de Pemberton, who held lands here, was living in the reign of Richard I. In the 34th of Edward I., another Adam de Pemberton brought an action of trespass against Thurstan de Northlegh and Matilda his wife, for cutting down his woods at Pemberton under pretext of taking estovers. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Another early branch of the family was found at Aislaby in Durham. "There was anciently a chapel dedicated to St. Thomas the Martyr, which was founded by William de Aslakby (now Aislaby) and Agnes his wife, in 1313; and the place was for several generations the residence of the family of Pemberton, whose mansion has been converted into an inn and several other tenements." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Penberthy Spelling Variations


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Penberthy 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. Penberthy has been recorded under many different variations, including Pemberton, Pembertone, Pembartone, Pambarton and others.

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Penberthy Early History


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Penberthy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Penberthy research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1595, 1611, 1560, 1624 and 1697 are included under the topic Early Penberthy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Penberthy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Penberthy Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Robert Pember (died 1560), an English classical scholar, he was a reader in Greek at Trinity College, Cambridge and taught Roger Ascham Greek; and Sir Francis Pemberton (1624-1697) was an English judge, Lord Chief...

Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Penberthy Notables 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:

Penberthy Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Henry Penberthy, aged 27, a carpenter, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Magdalena"
  • James Penberthy, aged 23, a miner, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Constantine"
  • James Penberthy, aged 26, a miner, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Tantivy"
  • James Pearce Penberthy, aged 23, a miner, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Henry Moore"
  • Thomas Penberthy, aged 28, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Henry Moore"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Penberthy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Penberthy (post 1700)



  • Beverly Penberthy (b. 1949), American actress and producer, known for Another World (1964), As the World Turns (1956) and Judas Kiss (1998)
  • Mike Penberthy (b. 1974), American professional NBA basketball player
  • Bryan Penberthy (b. 1976), American poet, winner of the National Poetry Review Book Prize (2007)
  • Anthony Leonard "Tony" Penberthy (b. 1969), retired First Class cricketer with Northamptonshire CCC
  • Bob Penberthy, English retired rugby union player
  • James Penberthy AM (1917-1999), Australian composer and journalist, founder of the School of Arts at Southern Cross University
  • David Penberthy, Australian former editor-in-chief of The Daily Telegraph

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Citations


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Citations



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

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  10. 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.
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The Penberthy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Penberthy 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.

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