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Worsick Early Origins



The surname Worsick was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Worsick Spelling Variations


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Worsick Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Worswick, Wurswick, Urswick, Worsyke, Worsick, Ursick, Ursweek, Ursweeke, Urswyke, Urswyck, Urswicke, Horswycke, Orswick and many more.

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Worsick Early History


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Worsick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Worsick research. Another 375 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1471, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Worsick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Worsick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Worsick Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Worsick 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 or some of its variants were: Charles R. Worswick, who settled in San Francisco in 1852; Edward Worswick, and Thomas Worswick, who were on record in the census of Ontario, Canada of 1871.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Worsick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Worsick (post 1700)



  • Alan Worsick, Australian former cricketer for the Accrington Cricket Club (1974-1983), who yielded 69 wickets and 328 runs in his first season as a professional in 1974
  • Alex Worsick, British former presenter for BBC Radio Lancashire

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. 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.
    6. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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    The Worsick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Worsick 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 17 December 2016 at 17:57.

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