The name Aishall has a long Anglo-Saxon
heritage. The name comes from when a family lived in Lancashire
, where they held lands and a family seat
from about the 12th century.
Early Origins of the Aishall family
The surname Aishall was first found in Lancashire
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor of Ashaw from about the 12th century. Consistently the Coat of Arms of this family name in all its spellings has been represented by three heraldic birds.
Early History of the Aishall family
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Aishall Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Aishall have been found, including Ashall, Ashaw, Ashawe, Asshaw, Asshawe and others.
Early Notables of the Aishall family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Aishall family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Aishall, or a variant listed above: George Ashall who settled in Virginia in 1641.