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Thornhurst Early Origins



The surname Thornhurst was first found in Staffordshire 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.13th century when they held estates in that county.

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Thornhurst Spelling Variations


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Thornhurst Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tillesley, Tilleslie, Tilleslee, Tillesly, Tileslie, Tilesley, Tilesley, Tyllesley, Tylesley, Tyleslie, Tillersley, Tyllerslie, Tilsley, Tylsley, Tylsly and many more.

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Thornhurst Early History


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Thornhurst Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thornhurst research. Another 259 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1106, 1432, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Thornhurst History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thornhurst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thornhurst Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Thornhurst 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:

Thornhurst Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Francis Thornhurst, who landed in Virginia in 1714

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    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. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Thornhurst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thornhurst 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 22 July 2014 at 15:53.

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