Early Origins of the Tillsombe family
The surname Tillsombe was first found in Cheshire
at Tilston, a village and a civil parish that was anciently the site of the Roman town Bovium, which was on the Roman road between Chester and Wroxeter. By the time of the Conquest, the village was known as Tilleston which was the spelling used in the Domesday Book
of 1086. At that time, the lands were held by Eynion de Tilston, and was granted to him by Hugh Lupus, the nephew of King William I. CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
It is presumed that the village was so named having derived from an Old English personal name + "stan" as in the "stone of a man called Tilli or Tilla." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Early History of the Tillsombe family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tillsombe research.Another 105 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1676, 1630, 1694, 1694, 1630, 1694, 1672, 1691, 1694, 1695, 1704, 1659, 1695, 1576, 1655, 1672, 1738, 1639, 1655, 1635, 1639, 1634 and 1639 are included under the topic Early Tillsombe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Tillsombe Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Tilston, Tillston, Tillstone, Tilson, Tillson, Tillstone, Tillotson, Dilson, Dillson, Dilsen and many more.
Early Notables of the Tillsombe family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include John Tillotson (1630-1694), from Sowerby, Yorkshire
, an English clergyman, Dean of Canterbury in 1672, Archbishop of Canterbury (1691-1694.) After his death, his widow received 2500 guineas for his manuscript sermons and these were edited and published by Ralph Barker as the "Rule of Faith"... Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tillsombe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Tillsombe family to Ireland
Some of the Tillsombe family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 50 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Tillsombe family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Tillotson who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1853; Richard Tilson settled in Virginia in 1650; Henry Tilson settled in Maryland in 1734; William Tilton settled in Lynn Massachusetts in 1630.
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- ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
- ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)