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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." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Spurway, Spurvey, Spurrvey, Spurways, Spurrier and others.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Spurvey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Spurvey Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Spurvey Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
The Spurvey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spurvey 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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