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Worstall Early Origins



The surname Worstall 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 year 1332 when John Wiresdale held lands.

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Worstall Spelling Variations


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Worstall Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Worsdale, Worsdall, Worsdell, Wirsedale, Orisdale, Orysdale and many more.

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Worstall Early History


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Worstall Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Worstall research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Worstall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Worstall Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Worstall Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Worstall 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:

Worstall Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Albert Worstall, aged 73, who emigrated to Zanesville, Ohio, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Worstall (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Worstall (post 1700)



  • Dale Worstall, American actor
  • Tim Worstall (b. 1963), English writer and blogger

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Worstall Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Worstall Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Worstall 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 7 February 2014 at 11:10.

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