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Type Surname
Usage English
Other Forms Formshazelbrough ,hasselbruff,aislebrough,asdlebrough

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.
Added 10/28/2007 by liz outlaw
Edited 11/7/2014 by LMS