Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Aldersay is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in a region or small valley with alder trees. The surname Aldersay may also indicate one who came from Aldersey, an ancient village or hamlet that once existed in England.
Early Origins of the Aldersay family
Cheshire, at Aldersey, a civil parish, now in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester. They are a family of great antiquity in that county, and held estates at Aldersey and Spurstow from about the 11th century. They also held estates at Bunbury and Peel Hall in the parish of Tarvin.
Early History of the Aldersay family
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Aldersay Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Aldersay has been spelled many different ways, including Aldersey, Eldersey, Aldersea, Eldersy and others.
Early Notables of the Aldersay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Aldersay family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Aldersay Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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