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Thewlis Early Origins



The surname Thewlis was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1327 when John and William Thewles held lands.

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Thewlis Spelling Variations


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Thewlis Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Thewlis, Thewles, Thewles, Thouless, Thowless, Thowlace and many more.

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Thewlis Early History


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Thewlis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thewlis research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1464, 1512, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Thewlis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thewlis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thewlis Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Thewlis 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 were:

Thewlis Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Allen Thewlis, who was registered in Ontario in 1877

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Thewlis Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    The Thewlis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thewlis 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 9 July 2014 at 14:30.

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