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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. 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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