Research shows that the name Ireson has been around since the tenth century. First documented evidence of the surname dates to the county of Somerset in 1089. This was a regular occupational term throughout the Anglo-Saxon period in Southern England, but now the surname is fairly widespread around Britain.
Ireson is the 625th most common name in Europe. A survey conducted by HM Treasury in nineteen fourty four found popular use of this surname. A late nineteenth century Ireson was noted as a keen drinker after police allegedly escorted him out of no less than 8 watering holes in a single night. Members of the Ireson family were involved in the American civil war.
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