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Early Origins of the Pylsworth family


The surname Pylsworth was first found in Lancashire at Pilsworth a township, in the chapelry of Unsworth, parish of Middleton, union of Bury, hundred of Salford. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
On the banks of the Roche is a spot called the Castle, supposed to have been the site of a "peel," or fortified house; hence the name of the township, Peelworth or Pilsworth, "the district of the fortified house." The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Early History of the Pylsworth family

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Early History of the Pylsworth family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pylsworth research.
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Pylsworth Spelling Variations

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Pylsworth Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Pilsworth, Pylsworth, Pillsworth, Pilsword and many more.

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Early Notables of the Pylsworth family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Pylsworth family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Pylsworth family to Ireland

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Migration of the Pylsworth family to Ireland


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Migration of the Pylsworth family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Pylsworth family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Pilsworth, who settled in Ontario in 1819; as well as Arthur Pilsworth, and Thomas Pilsworth, who were both naturalized in New York, NY in 1834..

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

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