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Southeard Early Origins



The surname Southeard was first found in Lancashire, principally in the area of Samlesbury Hall where they held a family seat from very ancient times, as Lords of the manor of Southworth. Specifically, Houghton with Middleton and Arbury was an ancient family homestead. "The three manors were granted by the Baron of Newton at an early period to the Southworths, at first of Southworth, but afterwards of Samlesbury. Sir John Southworth, said to have been a favourite of Queen Elizabeth's, is supposed to have sold much of the family property in this quarter; which is extremely probable, as in the 11th of Charles I., of all the extensive possessions of the Southworths, the manor of Samlesbury was alone remaining." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Southeard Spelling Variations


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Southeard Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Southworth, Southwood, Sowarth, Southwerth and others.

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Southeard Early History


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Southeard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Southeard research. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1592 and 1654 are included under the topic Early Southeard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Southeard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Southeard Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir Thomas Southworth of Southworth; and Father John Southworth (also called Saint John Southworth) (1592-1654), an English Catholic martyr who was from the Lancashire family who lived...

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Southeard Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Southeard In Ireland


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Southeard In Ireland



Some of the Southeard family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 37 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 or some of its variants were: Edward and Alice Southworth and her son Edward, and Constance, who settled in Plymouth Massachusetts in 1621; Marie Southwood settled in Virginia in 1645.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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The Southeard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Southeard 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 20 June 2016 at 12:45.

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