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Spurrell Early Origins



The surname Spurrell 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.

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Spurrell Spelling Variations


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Spurrell Spelling Variations



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

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Spurrell Early History


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Spurrell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spurrell research. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1200 and 1542 are included under the topic Early Spurrell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spurrell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Spurrell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Spurrell Notables 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: William Spuraway who settled in Virginia in 1663; Robert Spurway settled in Barbados in 1685; John Spurway settled in Virginia in 1687; Michael Spurrier settled in Virginia in 1635. In Newfoundland, Richard Spurway was a Boat keeper of Bay Bulls in 1681.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Spurrell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Spurrell (post 1700)



  • Herbert George Flaxman Spurrell (1877-1918), English biologist, physician and author, eponym of Spurrell's Free-tailed Bat and Spurrell's Woolly Bat
  • The Reverend Frederick Spurrell (1824-1902), English clergyman, member of the Royal Archaeological Society, nephew of Flaxman Spurrell
  • Flaxman Charles John Spurrell (1842-1915), English archaeologist, geologist and photographer
  • Lorraine Althea Constance Spurrell, birth name of Lorraine Monk, OC, O.Ont, Canadian photographer

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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. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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The Spurrell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spurrell 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 25 February 2016 at 13:24.

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