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  • Decima Cecilia Heyward (1796 - 1867)
    Decima Cecilia Shubrick (1 Feb 1796-Apr 1867) was the daughter of Col. Thomas Shubrick and wife Mary Branford. She married James Hamilton Heyward (17 Sep 1792-2 Jul 1828) on 12 Dec 1816. They are depic...
  • Capt. Edward R. Shubrick, USN (1793 - 1844)
    Edward Rutledge Shubrick (12 May 1793-12 Mar 1844), son of Col. Thomas Shubrick and wife Mary Branford, married Esther Mary Bellin (14 Dec 1801-?) on 24 Sep 1817. They had three children. Edward Rutl...
  • Hannah Heyward Shubrick (1792 - 1806)
  • Adm. Irvine Shubrick, USN (1797 - 1849)
    Irvine Shubrick (15 Nov 1797-5 Apr 1849) was the son of Col. Thomas Shubrick and wife Mary Branford. He married Julia Sophia Angelica Du Pont de Nemours (3 Jun 1806-11 Feb 1882) on 12 May 1824. They ha...

About the Shubrick surname

The family seems to have originated in Devon, England where there are 16C and 17C names including: Angleess Shabbrooke, Christopher Sheobrooke, Grace Shebbrooke, James Shabrook, John Shibroke, and Robert Shaubrocke.

The name Shobrooke and its variations, such as; Shoobroke, Shoobrooke, and Shobrocke, is also relatively common in Devon with a Richard Shobrooke being found as early as 1575.

The most likely origin is that the various names all originated from the village of Shobrooke, in Devon which is only 5 miles north-west of the port of Exeter.

In 1872 it was described thus: "SHOBROOKE, a parish, with a village, in Crediton district, Devon; 2 miles NE of Crediton r. station. It has a post-office under Crediton, North Devon. Acres, 3835. Real property, £6,004. Pop. in 1851, 812; in 1861, 630. Houses, 133. The manor, with Fulford Park, belongs to J. H. Hippesley, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, not reported.* Patron, the bishop of E. The church is ancient. There are a slightly endowed school, and charities £17. T. Westcote, the antiquary, was a native; and the Bodleys, of whom was Sir T. Bodley the founder of the Bodleian library at Oxford, were at one time residents."