Shore History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Shore family

The surname Shore was first found in Derbyshire at Mickleover where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D. Mickleover, at the time of the taking of the Domesday Book in 1086, was held by Burton Abbey.

Important Dates for the Shore family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shore research. Another 83 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1445, 1527, 1662, 1752 and 1711 are included under the topic Early Shore History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Shore Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Shoore, Shore, Sure and others.

Early Notables of the Shore family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include Elizabeth "Jane" Shore (c.1445-c.1527), one of the many mistresses of King Edward IV of England, described as "the merriest, the wiliest, and the holiest harlots." She was a...
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Shore migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Shore Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Ellin Shore, who settled in Virginia in 1635
  • Mathew Shore, who settled in Barbados in 1635
  • Ellin Shore, aged 20, who landed in Virginia in 1635 [1]
  • Mathew Shore, aged 46, who arrived in Barbados in 1635 [1]
  • James Shore, who arrived in Virginia in 1636 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Shore Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • William Shore, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1834 [1]
  • Edward, George, John, Thomas, and William Shore, all, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1845 and 1856
  • Andrew Shore, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1866 [1]
  • John Shore, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1875 [1]

Shore migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Shore Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Edward Shore, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749
Shore Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Thomas Shore, (b. 1837), aged 18, Cornish settler departing from Falmouth destined for Quebec, Canada aboard the ship "Barque John" on 3rd May 1855 which sank after striking the reef, he died in the sinking [2]

Shore migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Shore Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • John Shore, English convict from Lancaster, who was transported aboard the "Albion" on May 17, 1823, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [3]
  • Charles Shore, English convict from London, who was transported aboard the "Anson" on September 23, 1843, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [4]
  • Sarah Shore, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Trafalgar" in 1849 [5]
  • Sarah Shore, aged 24, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Trafalgar" [5]
  • Margaret Shore, aged 22, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Warren Hastings"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Shore migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Shore Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • J. Shore, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Cashmere" in 1854
  • Hannah Shore, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Cashmere" in 1854
  • W. Shore, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "St. Leonards" in 1875

Contemporary Notables of the name Shore (post 1700)

  • John Shore (1751-1834), 1st Baron Teignmouth, a British official of the East India Company, Governor-General of India from 1793 to 1797
  • Dinah Shore (1916-1994), American singer and actress, hostess of daytime programs "Dinah's Place", and "Dinah!"
  • Mitzi Shore (1930-2018), née Saidel, an American comedy club owner from Marinette, Wisconsin who She founded the Los Angeles comedy club, The Comedy Store in 1972 and later the Comedy Channel in 1982
  • Stephen Shore (b. 1947), American photographer, he received an Honorary Fellowship from The Royal Photographic Society
  • Paul Montgomery "Pauly" Shore (b. 1968), American actor, comedian, director, writer and producer
  • Ernest Grady Shore (1891-1980), American Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox
  • Frances Rose Shore (1917-1994), birth name of Dinah Shore, the American singer, actress, and television personality
  • Jerome Shore, American politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1952
  • J. H. Shore, American politician, Member of Nebraska State House of Representatives, 1899
  • Grace Shore, American Republican politician, Member of Texas State Board of Education 8th District; Elected 1998; Defeated in primary, 2002
  • ... (Another 20 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Shore family

HMS Cornwall
  • Albert William Shore (d. 1942), British Able Seaman aboard the HMS Cornwall when she was struck by air bombers and sunk; he died in the sinking [6]
HMS Prince of Wales

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 3rd May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/wreck_of_emigrant_ship_john_1855.pdf
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Albion voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1823 with 200 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1823
  4. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Anson voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1843 with 499 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/anson/1843
  5. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The TRAFALGAR 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Trafalgar.htm
  6. ^ Force Z Survivors Crew List HMS Cornwall (Retrieved 2018, February 13th) - Retrieved from https://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listcornwallcrew.html#A
  7. ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html
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