Mowbray family history


Origins of the name Mowbray

This is the web site for history of the families with surnames of Mowbray/ Mowberry/ Moubray and the many other variants that have been used. It has been created by David Mowbray, who has made a One-Name Study, and will be pleased to hear from any persons with an interest in the data he has collected.

On these pages you can

  • Read about the exciting new DNA project.
  • Find out how to join the Mowbray Forum, an on-line mailing list with over 100 members.
  • Contact David to give your details and see if they fit into one of family trees that can go back to the 1600s.
  • Check into the Family Groups that have been re-constructed and find out if your tree is one of them.


The mediaeval Mowbrays

About the one name study  

The Mowbray Forum

MowbrayFamily Groups

Mowbray DNA project

Research hints          

Other names being traced

About the Author