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Wounsworth Early Origins



The surname Wounsworth was first found in Lancashire at Unsworth, a hamlet, in the township of Pilkington, parish of Prestwich cum Oldham, hundred of Salford. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Now part of the Metropolitan Borough of Bury, in Greater Manchester, Unsworth dates back to 1291 when it was first listed as Hundeswrth. By 1333, the place name was known as Undesworth.

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Wounsworth Spelling Variations


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Wounsworth Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Unsworth, Unsworthe, Hunsworth, Hunsworthe and many more.

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Wounsworth Early History


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Wounsworth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wounsworth research. Another 204 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 176 and 1760 are included under the topic Early Wounsworth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wounsworth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wounsworth Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Wounsworth In Ireland


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Wounsworth In Ireland



Some of the Wounsworth family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 45 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: Jeffrey Hunsworth, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1840; Jesse Unsworth settled in Philadelphia in 1864; John Unsworth settled in Philadelphia in 1880; Mathew Unswerth settled in Philadelphia in 1870.

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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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The Wounsworth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wounsworth 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.

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