Early Origins of the Ashmele family
The surname Ashmele was first found in Staffordshire
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Ashmele family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ashmele research.Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1455, 1487, 1617, 1692 and 1660 are included under the topic Early Ashmele History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Ashmele Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago, spelling variations
of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Ashmele include Ashmole, Ashmoal, Ashmoll, Ashmull, Ashmall and others.
Early Notables of the Ashmele family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Elias Ashmole (1617-1692), an English antiquary, politician, officer of arms, astrologer and student of alchemy; he was a Royalist during the English Civil War, and after the Restoration, he was appointed... Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ashmele Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Ashmele family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England
at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England
. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Ashmele Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Ada Ashmele, aged 11, who landed in America from London, England, in 1923
- Annie Ashmele, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1923
- Simon Ashmele, aged 14, who settled in America from London, England, in 1923