Aggett History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The name Aggett has a rich and ancient history. It is an Anglo-Saxon name that was originally derived from the ancient personal name Eggar.

Early Origins of the Aggett family

The surname Aggett was first found in Lancashire in the north of England, where they held a family seat from ancient times, but from about the 13th century moved south to Foston in Derbyshire, and Sudbury, in the same county.

Important Dates for the Aggett family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aggett research. Another 53 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1516, 1613, 1701, 1540, 1615, 1540 and 1627 are included under the topic Early Aggett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Aggett Spelling Variations

Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Aggett include Agard, Aggard, Aegard, Agart, Aggart, Egard and many more.

Early Notables of the Aggett family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include Mabel Agard of Foston; and Étienne Agard de Champs (Dechamps) (1613-1701), a French Jesuit theologian and author. Arthur Agard or Agarde (1540-1615), was a distinguished antiquary and deputy-chamberlain in the Exchequer, was descended from an ancient Derbyshire family. He...
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Migration of the Aggett family to Ireland

Some of the Aggett family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 69 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Aggett migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Aggett Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Edward Aggett, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Navarino" in 1849 [1]
  • Ann Aggett, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Navarino" in 1849 [1]
  • Charlotte Aggett, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Navarino" in 1849 [1]
  • Mary Aggett, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Navarino" in 1849 [1]
  • Richard Aggett, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Navarino" in 1849 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Aggett (post 1700)

  • Neil Aggett (1953-1982), South African trade union leader and labour activist

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Citations

  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) NAVARINO 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Navarino.htm
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