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Tregear Early Origins



The surname Tregear was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Tregear. Cornwall was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to Brittany and Wales than to England. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into Devon, Somerset and Dorset.

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Tregear Spelling Variations


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Tregear Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tregear, Tregeare, Tregair, Tregare and others.

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Tregear Early History


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Tregear Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tregear research. Another 186 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1079, 1520, and 1704 are included under the topic Early Tregear History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tregear Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tregear Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tregear 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:

Tregear Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Tregear, who settled in North America in 1849

Tregear Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Tregear, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "British Sovereign" in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BRITISH SOVEREIGN 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847BritishSovereign.htm

Tregear Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William G. Tregear, aged 27, a labourer, who arrived in Hawkes Bay aboard the ship "Queen of the North" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tregear (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tregear (post 1700)



  • Gabriel Shear Tregear (1802-1841), English publisher of caricatures and prints
  • Edward Robert Tregear (1846-1931), New Zealand public servant and scholar

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BRITISH SOVEREIGN 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847BritishSovereign.htm

Other References

  1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Tregear Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tregear 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 1 February 2014 at 10:39.

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