England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Scory family lived in Cornwall.
Early Origins of the Scory family
Cornwall, where they held a family seat as Lords of the manor of Whallesborough. At the time of the taking of the Domesday Book, 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.
Early History of the Scory family
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Scory Spelling Variations
spelling variations are a prevailing characteristic of Norman surnames. Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules, and the introduction of Norman French added an unfamiliar ingredient to the English linguistic stew. French and Latin, the languages of the court, also influenced spellings. Finally, Medieval scribes generally spelled words according to how they sounded, so one person was often referred to by different spellings in different documents. The name has been spelled Skorie, Scorie, Skory, Scory, Skorey, Scorey and others.
Early Notables of the Scory family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Scory family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the political and religious persecution within England at the time, many English families left for the various British colonies abroad. The voyage was extremely difficult, though, and the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving. But for those who made it, the trip was most often worth it. Many of the families who arrived went on to make valuable contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families reveals a number of immigrants bearing the name Scory or a variant listed above:
Scory Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Scory (post 1700)
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