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Sherson Early Origins



The surname Sherson was first found in Durham 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 12th century. They were later found in Cumberland in 1332 when John Schephirdson held estates in that county.

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Sherson Spelling Variations


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Sherson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Shepperdson, Shipperdson, Schipperdson, Schepperdson, Shepherdson, Sheperdson, Sheppardson, Shipardson, Shepperson, Sheperson, Shiparson, Sheparson, Shepparson, Shipson, Shepson, Sheppson and many more.

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Sherson Early History


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Sherson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sherson research. Another 331 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Sherson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sherson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sherson Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sherson 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:

Sherson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Edward Sherson, who settled in New York in 1860

Sherson Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • James Sherson, who settled in Ontario in 1871

Sherson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Sherson arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lord Burleigh" in 1856
  • Jane Sherson arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lord Burleigh" in 1856

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Sherson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sherson 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 3 August 2014 at 07:26.

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