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Subject: Re: [Scotch-Irish] STEWART / NEWBERGH
Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2001 21:48:58 -0800
We have people on the list who are researching Stewart. I am
sure they will contact you. Check the archives too -- lots of
Newbergh is rarer. There was one in Ireland in Griffiths:
Arthur Newburgh In Kilmocomoge in Cork.
You may also want to determine in the surname occurs in the Palatine
YOu also find the name in England, very early, according to IGI. Huge
numbers of them in England. You probably know to not pay much attention
to the spelling -- standardized spelling is a very modern invention.
>I am new to this list and wonder if anyone can tell me anything at all about the names and origins of STEWART and NEWBERGH. Newbergh sounds to me to be French and if so was it common for travel between Ireland and France?
It's not clear at all that the name is French. You would want to
go to a library and do some research if you wanted to actually know
a lot about this name. I can tell you it is not in McLaysaght "Book
of Irish Surnames", O'Hart's "Irish Pedigrees", Black "Surnames of
Scotland", Bell "Book of Ulster Surnames" or even Reany and Wilson
"Dictionary of English Surnames". However there are many of them in
In answer to your question, lots of French Hugeunots settled in
Ireland. So did other Protestants.
Best of luck,