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Warrkworthay Early Origins



The surname Warrkworthay was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat as Lords of the manor and Castle of Wark, from very ancient times, before the Norman Conquest, and showed allegiance to the Bishop of Durham. Henry Percy secured the Castle of Warkworth from Edward III in 1327. He was the Commander at Hallidon Hill and Nevill's Cross. Today Warkworth Castle is a ruined medieval building in Warkworth, Northumberland.

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Warrkworthay Early History


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Warrkworthay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Warrkworthay research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1290, 1444, 1686, 1425, 1500, 1473 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Warrkworthay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Warrkworthay Spelling Variations


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Warrkworthay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wark, Warke, Warkworth and others.

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Warrkworthay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Warrkworthay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Warrkworthay Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Warrkworthay In Ireland


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Warrkworthay In Ireland



Some of the Warrkworthay family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 43 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 or some of its variants were: John Wark who settled in Georgia in 1775; David Wark arrived in Pennsylvania in 1813; Alexander Wark arrived in Philadelphia in 1855; along with Archibald, John, James, Robert, Sam, and William..

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