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Spurway Early Origins



The surname Spurway 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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Spurway Spelling Variations


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Spurway Spelling Variations



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

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Spurway Early History


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Spurway Early History



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

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Spurway Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Spurway Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Spurway Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Spurway Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Spurway, who arrived in Virginia in 1637
  • William Spurway, who landed in Maryland in 1676
  • Robert Spurway settled in Barbados in 1685
  • John Spurway settled in Virginia in 1687

Spurway Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christopher Spurway of Burin settled in America from Poole in Dorest in 1812

Spurway Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Richard Spurway was a Boat keeper of Bay Bulls, Newfoundland in 1681 [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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Contemporary Notables of the name Spurway (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Spurway (post 1700)



  • T. H. Spurway, American politician, Postmaster at East Lansing, Michigan, 1958-59 (acting, 1958-59)
  • Sam Spurway (b. 1987), English cricketer
  • Robert Spurway (1866-1898), English cricketer who played from 1889 to 1890
  • Francis Spurway (1894-1980), English cricketer who played from 1920 to 1929
  • Edward Spurway (1863-1914), English cricketer who played from 1885 to 1914
  • Michael Vyvyan Spurway (1909-2007), British civil servant in the Colonial Service
  • Helen Spurway (1917-1978), née Haldane, a British biologist

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Citations


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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

Other References

  1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  6. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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The Spurway Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spurway 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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