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Warburton Surname Origin
(Locality). From a township in Cheshire, England, spelled in the Doomsday Book Werburghtune, so called from a monastery there situated dedicated to St. Werbergh.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Warburton Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Warburton Family History Thought:
'People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.' --Edmund Burk