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The ancestors of the bearers of the Aisheleigh family name are thought have lived in ancient Anglo-Saxon England. They were first found in the parishes named Ashley in Staffordshire, Wilts, Cambridge. The name developed in many counties in England and it represent one of the few names that may have developed simultaneously in several different counties. The family name Ashley is a variant of the surname Ash, which is of topographical derivation and indicates that members of the family once lived in close proximity to an ash tree.

Aisheleigh Early Origins



The surname Aisheleigh was first found in Cheshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times. They were found in many counties in England, and represent one of the few names which may have developed simultaneously in several different counties. They moved southward and appeared in Somerset, Wiltshire, Devon, and Dorset.

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Aisheleigh Early History


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Aisheleigh Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aisheleigh research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1606 and 1929 are included under the topic Early Aisheleigh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Aisheleigh Spelling Variations


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Aisheleigh Spelling Variations



Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Aisheleigh include Ashley, Ashly, Astley and others.

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Aisheleigh Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Aisheleigh Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Aisheleigh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Aisheleigh or a variant listed above: Ann Ashley in 1624 who settled in Virginia; Edward settled in Maine in 1630; another Edward settled in Salem, Massachusetts; Mary settled in Virginia in 1634.

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