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Sherbrooke Early Origins



The surname Sherbrooke was first found in Derbyshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Shirebrook in that county, some say, seated as early as the 13th century.

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Sherbrooke Spelling Variations


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Sherbrooke Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sherbrook, Sherbrooke, Shirebrook, Shirebrooke, Shurbrooke, Shirbrook and many more.

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Sherbrooke Early History


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Sherbrooke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sherbrooke research. Another 273 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sherbrooke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sherbrooke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sherbrooke Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sherbrooke 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:

Sherbrooke Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Humfrey Sherbrooke settled in Virginia in 1622
  • Humfrey Sherbrooke, who arrived in Virginia in 1622
  • Elizabeth Sherbrooke, who landed in Maryland in 1675-1680

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sherbrooke (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sherbrooke (post 1700)



  • Sir John Coape Sherbrooke (1764-1830), Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia in 1811, eponym of Sherbrooke, Quebec, and Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia and Sir John Sherbrooke, a Canadian privateer vessel during the War of 1812
  • Captain Robert St Vincent Sherbrooke (1901-1972), British sailor awarded the Victoria Cross during WWII

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Vi si non consilio
Motto Translation: By force, if not by reason.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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    The Sherbrooke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sherbrooke 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 28 April 2015 at 17:31.

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