Apeltrey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Apeltrey family

The surname Apeltrey was first found in Northamptonshire at Appletree, a hamlet, in the parish of Astonle-Walls, union of Banbury, hundred of ChippingWarden, a relatively small village, the population in the late 1800s was only 92. [1] Appletree-Hall is another small village, but this one is in the parish of Wilton, Hawick district of the county of Roxburgh, Scotland. This latter village had a population of about 75 in the late 1800s. [2]

Important Dates for the Apeltrey family

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Apeltrey Spelling Variations

Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Apeltrey were recorded, including Apeltree, Apoltree, Appletree, Apeltry, Apeltrie, Appeltry, Appoltry and many more.

Early Notables of the Apeltrey family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Apeltrey family

To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Apeltrey family emigrate to North America: Richard Appletree who arrived in Virginia in 1652.

Citations

  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
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