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The ancestors of the bearers of the Ashbolt family name are thought have lived in ancient Anglo-Saxon England. They were first found in Aspall, a parish near Debenham in the county of Suffolk.

Ashbolt Early Origins



The surname Ashbolt was first found in Suffolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Ashbolt Spelling Variations


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Ashbolt Spelling Variations



Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Ashbolt include Aspall, Aspell, Asphal, Aspal, Asspall, Aspill and many more.

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Ashbolt Early History


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Ashbolt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ashbolt research. Another 497 words (36 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1275, 1300, 1320, 1330, 1323, 1529 and 1520 are included under the topic Early Ashbolt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ashbolt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ashbolt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 16 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ashbolt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ashbolt Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Ashbolt, aged 29, a farm labourer, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Gertrude" in 1841
  • Caroline Ashbolt, aged 29, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Gertrude" in 1841
  • Thomas Ashbolt, aged 1, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Gertrude" in 1841
  • Thomas Ashbolt, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1842

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ashbolt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ashbolt (post 1700)



  • Allan Campbell Ashbolt (1921-2005), Australian journalist and television broadcaster

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    2. 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).
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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    The Ashbolt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ashbolt 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 14 January 2014 at 09:33.

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