Appelby History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Among the all the peoples of ancient Scotland
, the first to use the name Appelby were the Strathclyde- Britons
. It was a name for someone who lived in various places so named in England
. Appleby is derived from the old Norse apall,
or "apple" combined with byr,
Early Origins of the Appelby family
The surname Appelby was first found in Westmorland
, where they held a family seat
as Lords of the manor of Appleby from about the year 1250, which later became the county town of Appleby. This town was frequently sacked and plundered and was a favorite target of raids north of the border.
Early History of the Appelby family
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Appelby Spelling Variations
The variation in the spelling of Medieval names is a result of the lack of spelling rules in the English language prior to the last few hundred
years. Before that time, scribes spelled according to sound, often varying the spelling of name within a single document. Appelby has appeared as Appleby, Applebie, Appilby, Appilbie, Appeley and many more.
Early Notables of the Appelby family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Appelby family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Appelby Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- William Appelby, aged 23, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Caucasian" CITATION[CLOSE]
South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BARQUE CAUCASIAN 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/caucasian1852.shtml
Appelby Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- J. Appelby, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rob Roy" in 1865
- Margaret Appelby, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rob Roy" in 1865
Appelby Family Crest Products
- ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BARQUE CAUCASIAN 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/caucasian1852.shtml