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The ancestors of the name Sainsbury date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Sainsbury family lived in the village of Sainsbury found in the county of Gloucester. The surname Sainsbury is a habitation name which forms a broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. Habitation names were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Sainsbury Early Origins



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

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Sainsbury Spelling Variations


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Sainsbury Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Sainsbury are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Sainsbury include: Sainsbury, Sansbury, Sainsbery, Sansbery and others.

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Sainsbury Early History


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Sainsbury Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sainsbury research. Another 287 words (20 lines of text) covering the year 1787 is included under the topic Early Sainsbury History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sainsbury Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sainsbury Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sainsbury 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Sainsbury or a variant listed above:

Sainsbury Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Suzan Sainsbury, a servant sent to Barbados in 1659

Sainsbury Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Sainsbury, who arrived in America in 1760-1763
  • John Sainsbury, who was deported to America in 1761

Sainsbury Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Edward James Sainsbury, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from Congresbury, England, in 1907
  • Alfred Sainsbury, aged 34, who landed in America, in 1918
  • Alice Sainsbury, aged 72, who emigrated to the United States from Fawley, England, in 1919
  • Ernest Sainsbury, who settled in America, in 1919
  • Arthur J. Sainsbury, aged 38, who landed in America from London, England, in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Sainsbury Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Albert Sainsbury and Thomas Sainsbury who were on reocrd in the census of Ontario, Canada in 1871

Sainsbury Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Sainsbury arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Fairlee" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) FAIRLIE/FAIRLEE 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Fairlie.htm
  • James Sainsbury (aged 25), a carpenter, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Gomelza"

Sainsbury Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Louise Sainsbury arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "British Empire" in 1880

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sainsbury (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sainsbury (post 1700)



  • Peter James Sainsbury (1934-2014), English cricketer who played for Hampshire from 1954 to 1976
  • Edward Sainsbury (1851-1930), English cricketer
  • John James Sainsbury (1844-1928), English founder of the Sainsbury's supermarket chain
  • Sir Timothy Alan Davan Sainsbury (b. 1932), English politician and businessman, Member of Parliament for Hove from 1973 to 1997
  • John James Sainsbury (b. 1927), Baron Sainsbury of Preston Candover, English businessman, former head of Sainsbury grocery stores and life peer and sits in the House of Lords
  • Alan John Sainsbury (1902-1998), Baron Sainsbury, British business executive
  • The Hon Sir Simon David Davan Sainsbury (1930-2006), British businessman, philanthropist and art collector
  • Mark Sainsbury, New Zealand current affairs television presenter, winner of the Best Presenter Qantas Media Award (2007)
  • R. Mark Sainsbury (b. 1943), British philosopher
  • Trent Sainsbury (b. 1992), Australian association footballer
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) FAIRLIE/FAIRLEE 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Fairlie.htm

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  3. 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.
  4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  6. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  11. ...

The Sainsbury Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sainsbury 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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