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Unsworth History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Unsworth family


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.

Early History of the Unsworth family


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Unsworth Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Unsworth family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Unsworth family to Ireland


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Migration of the Unsworth family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Unsworth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Unsworth, aged 30, who arrived in New York in 1854 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Phillip Unsworth, who settled in Philadelphia in 1856
  • Jesse Unsworth, who settled in Philadelphia in 1864
  • John Unsworth, who settled in Philadelphia in 1880

Unsworth Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Unsworth, a weaver, who arrived in Van Diemen’s Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832

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 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • 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.
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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