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Early Origins of the Ure family


The surname Ure was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire. One of the first records of the name was Adam Urri who appears as burgess of Irvine in 1260 and Huwe Urry of Ayrshire who rendered homage to King Edward I of England in his brief intrusion into Scotland in 1296. Reginald Urry held land in Irvine in 1323 and William Urri resigned the lands of Fulton in 1409. Another branch of the family was found in the Fetteresso parish, Kincardineshire and for the most part, these names included "de" denoting "of." Hugh de Urre swore fealty at St. John of Perth and later with a different spelling as Hugh Uny at Forfar, 1296. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
This latter entry is presumably another person rendering homage to King Edward I.

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Early History of the Ure family

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Early History of the Ure family


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Another 247 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1279, 1302, 1273, 1366, 1387, 1650, 1677, 1666, 1715, 1650, 1778, 1857, 1619 and 1677 are included under the topic Early Ure History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ure Spelling Variations

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Ure Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Urie, Ure, Urey and others.

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Early Notables of the Ure family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Ure family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family at this time was Sir John Urry (or Hurry) (died 1650), a Scottish professional soldier; and his brother, Sir William Urry (died 1677), a Scottish Royalist officer during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, he joined Charles II in exile during the Interregnum; and his son, John...
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Migration of the Ure family to Ireland

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Migration of the Ure family to Ireland


Some of the Ure family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Ure family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Ure family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ure Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Ure, who arrived in Boston in 1768

Ure Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jane Ure, who arrived in America in 1805 [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)
  • Margaret Ure, who arrived in America in 1805 [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)
  • Fleming Ure, aged 31, who landed in New York in 1812 [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)
  • William and Andrew Ure, who arrived in New York in 1820 along with Elizabeth
  • L Ure, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [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)

Ure Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Robert Ure, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lady Bute" in 1839 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LADY Bute 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839LadyBute.gif
  • Mary Ure, aged 19, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "North"

Ure Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Ure, aged 27, a brick tile maker, who arrived in Otago aboard the ship "Philip Laing" in 1848
  • Elizabeth Ure, aged 27, who arrived in Otago aboard the ship "Philip Laing" in 1848
  • James Street Ure, aged 7, who arrived in Otago aboard the ship "Philip Laing" in 1848

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ure (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ure (post 1700)


  • W. G. Ure, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1916, 1920 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Ure, American politician, Supervisor of Saginaw Township, Michigan, 1873-74 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James "Midge" Ure OBE (b. 1953), Scottish guitarist, singer, keyboard player, and songwriter, recipient of the Ivor Novello Award for co-writing "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
  • Eileen Mary Ure (1933-1975), Scottish actress of stage and film
  • John Francombe "Ian" Ure (b. 1939), Scottish former footballer
  • Gudrun Ure (b. 1926), Scottish actress, best known for her portrayal of Super Gran
  • Alexander Ure GBE (1853-1928), 1st Baron Strathclyde, Scottish politician and judge
  • Jean Ure (b. 1942), English children's author

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The Ure Motto

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The Ure Motto


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Sans tache
Motto Translation: Without stain.


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Citations

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Citations


  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  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. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LADY BUTE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839LadyBute.gif
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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