Michael Kershaw

Male9 December 1677–

Brief Life History of Michael

When Michael Kershaw was born on 9 December 1677, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Abraham Kershaw, was 27 and his mother, Susanna Holdsworth, was 25.

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Abraham Kershaw
Susanna Holdsworth
Mary Kershaw
Abraham Kershaw
Martha Kershaw
Michael Kershaw
Susanna Kershaw

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    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name, probably from Kershaw in Middleton (Lancashire), named as ‘church wood’ (Old Norse kirkja ‘church’ + Old English sceaga ‘small wood, copse’). There are two minor places in Yorkshire called Kershaw, which may have been named after families bearing the Lancashire surname.

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