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The lineage of the name Ashaw begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived in Lancashire, where they held lands and a family seat at Ashaw from about the 12th century.

Ashaw Early Origins



The surname Ashaw was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Ashaw from about the 12th century. Consistently the Coat of Arms of this family name in all its spellings has been represented by three heraldic birds.

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Ashaw Spelling Variations


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Ashaw 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 Ashaw has undergone many spelling variations, including Ashall, Ashaw, Ashawe, Asshaw, Asshawe and others.

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Ashaw Early History


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Ashaw Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ashaw research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1400 and 1620 are included under the topic Early Ashaw History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ashaw Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ashaw Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ashaw Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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 Ashaw were among those contributors: George Ashall who settled in Virginia in 1641.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    9. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
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    The Ashaw Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ashaw Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 21 November 2013 at 15:24.

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