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Worsham Early Origins



The surname Worsham was first found in Devon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Wortham from ancient times. Wortham is also a village and parish in Suffolk which dates back to Edward the Confessor. Worsham is a hamlet in Oxfordshire which dates back hundreds of years. Worthen is a village in Shropshire.

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Worsham Spelling Variations


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Worsham Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wortham, Worthem and others.

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Worsham Early History


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Worsham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Worsham research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Worsham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Worsham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Worsham Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Worsham Notables 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:

Worsham Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William Worsham, who emigrated to the United States, in 1904
  • Tom Worsham, aged 22, who settled in America, in 1909
  • George Frederick Worsham, aged 37, who emigrated to the United States from Ransgate, England, in 1920
  • James Frederick Worsham, aged 5, who settled in America from Ransgate, England, in 1920
  • Maud Constance Worsham, aged 28, who landed in America from Ransgate, England, in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Worsham (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Worsham (post 1700)



  • Lauren Worsham, American opera and music theater singer and actress
  • Cal Worsham (b. 1963), American mixed martial arts fighter
  • Del Worsham (b. 1970), American National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) crew chief
  • Lewis Elmer "Lew" Worsham Jr. (1917-1990), American professional golfer, winner of the 1947 U.S. Open

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
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    The Worsham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Worsham 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 25 November 2015 at 20:33.

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