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OTHER FORMS: hazelbrough ,hasselbruff,aislebrough,asdlebrough
CONTRIBUTOR: liz outlaw on 10/28/2007
Meaning & History
pronouncec assel brudd the origin of the name id unknown but the family were first fiund in heworth .george asselbrough married sarah keatlie in heworth.they had george b1752-1833 alston,srag 17154c nicholas 1757 - 1813 felling pit disaster.peter 1760 james 1762,
nicholas's son george born 1811 changed the surname to axelbrough/borough probably due t a speech impediment and his inability to read and write.all theasselbroughs wereminers ie lead miners, copper miners coal miners.