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The Angelfield name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in Englefield, a parish in Berkshire, six miles from Reading.

Early Origins of the Angelfield family


The surname Angelfield was first found in Berkshire, at Englefield, a village and civil parish, best known as the site of The Battle of Englefield on 31 December 870 between the Anglo-Saxons, under Ęthelwulf, Ealdorman of Berkshire, and the Danes, which resulted in a resounding victory for the Saxons. Englefield House has been the ancestral home of the Englefield family, since the time of King Edgar, Edgar the Peaceful (943-975.)

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Early History of the Angelfield family

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Early History of the Angelfield family


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Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1250, 1455, 1514, 1522, 1596, 1st , 1561, 1631, 1656, 1665, 1678, 1670 and 1728 are included under the topic Early Angelfield History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Angelfield Spelling Variations

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Angelfield Spelling Variations


Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Angelfield has undergone many spelling variations, including Englefield, Englefeld, Englesfield and others.

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Early Notables of the Angelfield family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Angelfield family (pre 1700)


Notables of the family at this time include Sir Thomas Englefield (Inglefield) (ca. 1455-1514), probably from Englefield, Berkshire, Speaker of the House of Commons; his son, Sir Francis Englefield (c.1522-1596), an English courtier and Roman Catholic exile; Sir Francis Englefield, 1st...
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Migration of the Angelfield family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Angelfield family to the New World and Oceana


To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Angelfield were among those contributors: Charles Englefield who arrived in New York State in 1832.

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