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Ashwin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The origins of the Ashwin name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It comes from when the family lived in one of the various settlements named Ashwell in the counties of Essex, Hertfordshire, and Salop.

Early Origins of the Ashwin family


The surname Ashwin was first found in Norfolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

Early History of the Ashwin family


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Ashwin 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 Ashwin were recorded, including Ashwell, Aswell, Ashewell, Aishwell, Ayshwell, Aswell, Ashwall, Askwell, Ashwill, Askwill, Ayskwell, Eshwell, Eswell, Eskwell, Eskwill, Aeshwell, Eskwalle, Eshwall and many more.

Early Notables of the Ashwin family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Ashwin family to Ireland


Some of the Ashwin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Ashwin family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ashwin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Ashwin, aged 23, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Fatima" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The barque FATIMA 1850, 521 tons. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Fatima.htm
  • Alfred Ashwin, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Andromache" in 1850 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ANDROMACHE 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Andromache.gif
  • Edward Ashwin, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Andromache" in 1850 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ANDROMACHE 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Andromache.gif

Contemporary Notables of the name Ashwin (post 1700)


  • Roy G. Ashwin, American politician, Farmer-Labor Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Oakland County 2nd District, 1936 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Chris Ashwin (b. 1987), English rugby union player from Gloucester
  • Bernard Carl Ashwin (1896-1975), New Zealand senior public servant and economist

Historic Events for the Ashwin family



HMS Royal Oak

  • Albert William Ashwin (1906-1939), born in Aston, Birmingham, England, British Petty Officer Cook with the Royal Navy aboard the HMS Royal Oak when she was torpedoed by U-47 and sunk; he died in the sinking [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The barque FATIMA 1850, 521 tons. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Fatima.htm
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ANDROMACHE 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Andromache.gif
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html

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