from very ancient times at Twizel near Coldstream as Lords of the manor, some say before the
in 1066 A.D. One of the first on record was Agnes de Twizel of the county of Berwick who rendered homage in 1296 to
who restored her lands in Berwickshire.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Twiss who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1845; followed by Joseph Twiss in 1853; Benjamin Twist settled in Virginia in 1741; Thomas Twist settled in Maryland in 1742.