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Early Origins of the Spurr family


The surname Spurr was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, as Lords of the manor of Spurway Barton. One of the first records of the name was Ricardo Greda de Spurwaye (c. 1270-1320) who held lands in the area and records show that a transfer of lands in Bears, a hamlet in Broadclyst parish, north-east of Exeter about that time. "Thurgarton Hall [in Norfolk] is the residence of W. D. Spurrell, Esq., whose family have occupied the mansion for several centuries." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Early History of the Spurr family


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Spurr Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Spurway, Spurvey, Spurrvey, Spurways, Spurrier and others.

Early Notables of the Spurr family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Spurr family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Spurr Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Philip Spurr, who arrived in Maryland in 1636 [2]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)
  • Phillip Spurr, who landed in Maryland in 1637 [2]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)
  • Robert Spurr, who arrived in Maryland in 1675-1680 [2]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)

Spurr Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Michael Spurr, who arrived in Anapolis (Annapolis), Nova Scotia in 1760

Contemporary Notables of the name Spurr (post 1700)


  • Arthur Clinton Spurr (1889-1971), American lawyer, manager, consulting engineer and business executive at the Wheeling Traction Company, President of the Monongahela Power Company
  • J. Edwin Spurr, American politician,Candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1926 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, April 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Laura Spurr (1945-2010), American chairwoman of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi
  • Josiah Edward Spurr (1870-1950), American geologist, explorer, and author, eponym of the Spurr lunar crater and Mount Spurr, Alaska
  • Harold Spurr (1889-1962), English cricketer
  • Richard Spurr (1800-1855), English cabinet maker
  • Edward Spurr (1907-1998), English inventor who worked on the Dambusters' bouncing bomb
  • Michael Stephen Spurr (b. 1953), English Head Master of Westminster School
  • Thomas "Tommy" Spurr (b. 1987), English footballer
  • Stephen Spurr (b. 1953), British teacher, classicist, and academic, Head Master of Westminster School (2005-2014)
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Citations


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, April 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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