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Spurling Early Origins



The surname Spurling was first found in Hertfordshire where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say long before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Spurling Spelling Variations


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Spurling Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sparling, Sparlin, Sperling, Spurling, Spearling and others.

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Spurling Early History


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Spurling Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spurling research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1809 and 1834 are included under the topic Early Spurling History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spurling Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Spurling Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Spurling Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spurling In Ireland


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Spurling In Ireland



Some of the Spurling family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 119 words (8 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 were:

Spurling Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Spurling settled in Virginia in 1623
  • Richard Spurling, who settled in Virginia in 1623
  • Richard Spurling, who landed in Virginia in 1623

Spurling Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Mary Spurling, who settled in Virginia in 1726
  • Mary Spurling settled in Virginia in 1726
  • Elizabeth Spurling landed in America in 1749
  • Elizabeth Spurling, who landed in America in 1749

Spurling Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Spurling, aged 43, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Lysander"
  • Robert Spurling, aged 14, a farm servant, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Shackamaxon"
  • William Spurling, aged 43, a general labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Shackamaxon"

Spurling Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • P. Spurling arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Harkaway" in 1858

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Contemporary Notables of the name Spurling (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Spurling (post 1700)



  • Roy Glenwood Spurling (b. 1894), American neurosurgeon, best known for describing Spurling's test
  • Christopher Michael Spurling (b. 1977), American Major League Baseball former relief pitcher who played from 2003 to 2007
  • Andrew Barclay Spurling (1833-1906), American Brevet Brigadier General in the Union Army during the American Civil War
  • Jennifer Spurling, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004
  • Scott Spurling (b. 1993), English professional rugby union player
  • Richard Green Spurling (1857-1935), founder of the Church of God
  • Hilary Spurling CBE, FRSL (b. 1940), British writer, known for her work as a journalist and biographer, married to playwright John Spurling
  • The Rev. Frederick William Spurling (1844-1914), British Anglican priest, university academic and theological writer
  • Bob Spurling (b. 1943), former Australian rules footballer who played for Footscray (1963 and 1965)
  • William "Bill" Spurling (1907-1972), Australian rules footballer for Footscray (1928-1935)
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    11. ...

    The Spurling Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spurling 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.

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