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Scorey is a name of ancient Norman origin. It arrived in England with the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Scorey family lived in Cornwall.

Scorey Early Origins



The surname Scorey was first found in Cornwall, where they held a family seat as Lords of the manor of Whallesborough. At the time of the taking of the Domesday Book, [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)
a survey initiated by Duke William of Normandy after his conquest of England at Hastings in 1066 A.D., the village of Whalesborough was held by Brian from the Count of Mortain.

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Scorey Spelling Variations


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Scorey Spelling Variations



Multitudes of spelling variations are a hallmark of Anglo Norman names. Most of these names evolved in the 11th and 12th century, in the time after the Normans introduced their own Norman French language into a country where Old and Middle English had no spelling rules and the languages of the court were French and Latin. To make matters worse, medieval scribes spelled words according to sound, so names frequently appeared differently in the various documents in which they were recorded. The name was spelled Skorie, Scorie, Skory, Scory, Skorey, Scorey and others.

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Scorey Early History


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Scorey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scorey research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1250, 1559, 1585, and 1620 are included under the topic Early Scorey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scorey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Scorey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Scorey 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:

Scorey Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Anthony Scorey, who was living in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Scorey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Scorey (post 1700)



  • George Albert Scorey (1882-1965), English soldier and policeman who is best known as the rider of the white horse "Billie" at the 1923 FA Cup Final, the first FA Cup final to be played at the original Wembley Stadium

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Scorey Family Crest Products


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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)

Other References

  1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  2. 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).
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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The Scorey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Scorey 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 11 December 2015 at 06:17.

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