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Selvester Early Origins



The surname Selvester was first found in Essex, but the earliest record of the name was Sylvester, a medieval Bishop of Worcester (1216-1218.)

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Selvester Spelling Variations


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Selvester Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Silvester, Sylvester, Silvestre and others.

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Selvester Early History


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Selvester Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Selvester research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1296, 1563, 1618, 1652 and 1722 are included under the topic Early Selvester History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Selvester Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Selvester Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Selvester 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 or some of its variants were: Phillip Silvester who settled in Virginia in 1642; along with Abraham; Grace Silvester settled in Barbados with her husband and their servants in 1679.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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    The Selvester Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Selvester 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 7 February 2014 at 14:51.

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