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Unsworth Early Origins



The surname Unsworth was first found in Lancashire at Unsworth, a hamlet, in the township of Pilkington, parish of Prestwich cum Oldham, hundred of Salford. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Now part of the Metropolitan Borough of Bury, in Greater Manchester, Unsworth dates back to 1291 when it was first listed as Hundeswrth. By 1333, the place name was known as Undesworth.

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Unsworth Spelling Variations


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Unsworth Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Unsworth, Unsworthe, Hunsworth, Hunsworthe and many more.

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Unsworth Early History


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Unsworth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Unsworth research. Another 204 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 176 and 1760 are included under the topic Early Unsworth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Unsworth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Unsworth Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Unsworth In Ireland


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Unsworth In Ireland



Some of the Unsworth family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 45 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Unsworth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Unsworth, aged 30, arrived in New York in 1854
  • Phillip Unsworth settled in Philadelphia in 1856
  • Jesse Unsworth settled in Philadelphia in 1864
  • John Unsworth settled in Philadelphia in 1880

Unsworth Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Unsworth, a weaver, arrived in Van Diemenís Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832

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Contemporary Notables of the name Unsworth (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Unsworth (post 1700)



  • Andrew E. Unsworth, American organist for the Salt Lake Tabernacle and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir since 2007
  • Joseph T. Unsworth, American Republican politician, Candidate for Rhode Island State House of Representatives 29th District, 2002
  • Philip 'Phil' Nigel Unsworth (b. 1963), former English cricketer
  • Cathi Unsworth, English writer and journalist
  • James Unsworth (1844-1893), English cricketer
  • Lee Unsworth (b. 1973), English former football defender
  • David Gerald Unsworth (b. 1973), English football coach and former professional player
  • Emma Jane Unsworth, British short story writer from Bury, Greater Manchester
  • Sir Edgar Ignatius Godfrey Unsworth KBE, CMG, QC (1906-2006), British lawyer and judge, Chief Justice of Gibraltar, Attorney-General for Northern Rhodesia
  • Simon Kurt Unsworth (b. 1972), British writer of supernatural fiction
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
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The Unsworth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Unsworth 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 29 August 2016 at 13:47.

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