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Towse Early Origins



The surname Towse was first found in Somerset 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 shire.

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Towse Spelling Variations


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Towse Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tose, Towse, Toase, Tows, Towze, Towz, Toaze, Touse and many more.

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Towse Early History


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Towse Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Towse research. Another 271 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1141, 1445, 1385, 1559, 1455, 1487, 1602 and 1650 are included under the topic Early Towse History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Towse Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Towse Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 19 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Towse 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:

Towse Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edward Towse, who landed in Virginia in 1622
  • Elizabeth Towse, who arrived in Maryland in 1663
  • Mary Towse, who arrived in Maryland in 1663
  • Robert Towse, who landed in Maryland in 1663

Towse Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Towse, who landed in Prince Edward Island in 1817

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Contemporary Notables of the name Towse (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Towse (post 1700)



  • Edward A. Towse, American politician, U.S. Attorney for Hawaii, 1945
  • Colin W. Towse, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska, 1972
  • Clarence W. Towse, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1952
  • Ernest Beachcroft Beckwith Towse (1864-1948), English recipient of the Victoria Cross

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    6. 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).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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    The Towse Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Towse 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 26 October 2015 at 10:23.

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