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Shropshire Early Origins



The surname Shropshire was first found in Montgomershire 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 14th century.

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Shropshire Spelling Variations


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Shropshire Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Shropshire, Shropsheir, Shropshyre, Shropsheire and others.

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Shropshire Early History


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Shropshire Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shropshire research. Another 267 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Shropshire History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shropshire Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shropshire Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Shropshire 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:

Shropshire Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Shropshire, who landed in Maryland in 1650 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Shropshire Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Clyde Shropshire, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Mr. Shropshire, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893
  • Mary T. Shropshire, aged 48, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894
  • Ralph Shropshire, aged 40, who landed in America, in 1894
  • Miss Lily Shropshire, aged 28, who settled in America, in 1895
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Shropshire Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • L Shropshire, who settled in America, in 1903
  • Levingston Shropshire, who landed in America, in 1910
  • Albert W. Shropshire, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States, in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shropshire (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shropshire (post 1700)



  • Elmo Shropshire (b. 1936), American singer of comedy songs, better known by his stage name Dr. Elmo and his hit song "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer"

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Shropshire Family Crest Products


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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. 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).
  2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. 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 Shropshire Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shropshire 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 14 June 2016 at 10:53.

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