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Pilsbury Early Origins



The surname Pilsbury was first found in Pilsbury, a hamlet in Derbyshire that dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was first listed as Pilsberie. [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)
At that time, the lands were property of Henry de Ferrers (also known as Henri de Ferrières), a Norman soldier from a noble Norman family from Ferrières-Saint-Hilaire, Eure in Upper Normandy. He lost his brother William (Guillaume) in the battle but he survived to be granted 210 manors throughout England and Wales. The place name literally means "fortified place of a man called Pil," from the Old English personal name + "burh." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Pilsbury Castle was a Norman motte-and-bailey castle located nearby the village overlooking the River Dove.

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Pilsbury Spelling Variations


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Pilsbury Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pilbury, Pilsbury, Pillsbury, Pilesbury and others.

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Pilsbury Early History


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Pilsbury Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pilsbury research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600 and 1137 are included under the topic Early Pilsbury History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pilsbury Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pilsbury Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pilsbury 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:

Pilsbury Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Pilsbury, who landed in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1642

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pilsbury (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pilsbury (post 1700)



  • Timothy Pilsbury (1789-1858), American politician, United States Representative from Texas
  • Edward Pilsbury, American politician, 38th Mayor of New Orleans (1876-1878)
  • Timothy Pilsbury (1789-1858), American politician, Member of Maine Governor's Council, 1827-36; Member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1840-41; Member of Texas Republic Senate, 1841-42, 1844-45
  • Edward Pilsbury, American politician, Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana, 1876-78
  • Edna Pilsbury, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1936

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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. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. 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.
  4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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The Pilsbury Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pilsbury 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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