Eglestomb History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Eglestomb family
The surname Eglestomb was first found in Durham. Egglestone Abbey is a former Premonstratensian Abbey on the southern Yorkshire bank of the River Tees, now in ruins.
Important Dates for the Eglestomb family
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Eglestomb Spelling Variations
The name, Eglestomb, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Eagleton, Eaglestone, Eglestone, Egglestone and many more.
Early Notables of the Eglestomb family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Eglestomb family to Ireland
Some of the Eglestomb family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Eglestomb family
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Eglestomb surname who came to North America were: Richard Eggleston of London settled in Virginia in 1635 and was soon joined by the Eagletons who left Ireland. Bigod Eggleston who had already settled in New England in 1620.
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