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Sparrowhawk Early Origins



The surname Sparrowhawk was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat from very ancient times, as Lords of the manor of West Harling, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Sparrowhawk Spelling Variations


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Sparrowhawk Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sparrow, Sparrowe, Sparow and others.

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Sparrowhawk Early History


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Sparrowhawk Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sparrowhawk research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1612, 1685, 1676, 1685, 1667 and 1676 are included under the topic Early Sparrowhawk History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sparrowhawk Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sparrowhawk Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sparrowhawk Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sparrowhawk In Ireland


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Sparrowhawk In Ireland



Some of the Sparrowhawk family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information 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: Thomas Sparrow who settled in Virginia in 1636; Judith Sparrow settled in Barbados with her children and servants in 1680; John Sparrow settled in Virginia in 1653.

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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: In solo Deo salus
Motto Translation: Salvation is in God alone.


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Sparrowhawk Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    The Sparrowhawk Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sparrowhawk 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 10 February 2015 at 19:47.

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