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Spurvey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Spurvey family


The surname Spurvey 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 Spurvey family


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Spurvey Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Spurvey family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Spurvey family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Spurvey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • B. Spurvey, aged 18, who arrived in America, in 1896
  • C. Spurvey, aged 53, who arrived in America, in 1896
  • M. Spurvey, aged 18, who arrived in America, in 1896

Spurvey Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William Spurvey, aged 22, who emigrated to N. Briton, U.S.A., in 1919

Spurvey Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • George, Martin and Matthew Spurrier, Sporier or Spurvey were the first settlers of Fox Harbour, Newfoundland in the late 1790s [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

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Citations


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

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