The origins of the Ashpoole name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. It comes from when the family lived in Aspall
, a parish near Debenham in the county of Suffolk.
Early Origins of the Ashpoole family
The surname Ashpoole was first found in Suffolk
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Ashpoole family
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Ashpoole 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 Ashpoole were recorded, including Aspall, Aspell, Asphal, Aspal, Asspall, Aspill and many more.
Early Notables of the Ashpoole family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ashpoole family to the New World and Oceana
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 Ashpoole family emigrate to North America:
Ashpoole Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Lawrence Ashpoole, who arrived in Virginia in 1657 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)