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Trezise Early Origins



The surname Trezise was first found in Herefordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. After the Battle of Hastings in 1066, William, Duke of Normandy, having prevailed over King Harold, granted most of Britain to his many victorious Barons. It was not uncommon to find a Baron, or a Bishop, with 60 or more Lordships scattered throughout the country. These he gave to his sons, nephews and other junior lines of his family and they became known as under-tenants. They adopted the Norman system of surnames which identified the under-tenant with his holdings so as to distinguish him from the senior stem of the family. After many rebellious wars between his Barons, Duke William, commissioned a census of all England to determine in 1086, settling once and for all, who held which land. He called the census the Domesday Book, [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
indicating that those holders registered would hold the land until the end of time. Hence, conjecturally, the surname is descended from the tenant, the Sire de Tregos, who was originally of Troisgots in St.Lo, Normandy and who was recorded in the Domesday Book census of 1086. The ruins of his castle exist on the Vire. Le Sire de Tregos held lands in Hereford, Wiltshire and Cornwall.

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Trezise Spelling Variations


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Trezise Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tregos, Tregoes, Tregoz, Tregoze, Tregosse and many more.

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Trezise Early History


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Trezise Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Trezise research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1131, 1145 and 1670 are included under the topic Early Trezise History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Trezise Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Trezise Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Trezise 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:

Trezise Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Richard Trezise arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Duke of Bedford" in 1848
  • Martin Edwards Trezise, aged 31, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "William Money"
  • Caroline Jago Trezise, aged 26, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "William Stuart"
  • John Trezise, aged 26, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Standard"

Trezise Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Henry Trezise, aged 42, a farm labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Johanna Trezise, aged 43, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Mary A. Trezise, aged 11, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Charles H. Trezise, aged 9, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Elizabeth J. Trezise, aged 16, a servant, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Trezise (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Trezise (post 1700)



  • John Trezise (b. 1954), former Australian rules footballer
  • Percy Trezise AM (1923-2005), Australian pilot, painter, explorer and writer
  • Ian Douglas Trezise (b. 1959), Australian politician, Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly for Geelong (1999-)
  • Rachel Trezise (b. 1978), Welsh author from Cwmparc, Rhondda
  • Patrick Trezise (b. 1982), South African silver and three-time bronze medalist judoka
  • Neil Benjamin "Nipper" Trezise (1931-2006), Australian footballer

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Citations


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  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)

Other References

  1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. 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.
  5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  10. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
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The Trezise Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Trezise 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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