Shelburne History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Shelburne family

The surname Shelburne was first found in Essex where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. 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 county. They held a family seat at Colchester.

Early History of the Shelburne family

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Shelburne Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Shelbury, ShelBerry, Shellbury, Shellberry, Selbury, Shalbery, Shalbury, Salbury, Sallbury, Shelbry, Shellbry and many more.

Early Notables of the Shelburne family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Shelburne family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

Contemporary Notables of the name Shelburne (post 1700) +

  • Admiral Samuel Shelburne Robison (1867-1952), United States Navy officer and Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy (1928-1931) on Facebook