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The Anglo-Saxon name Askwell comes from when the family resided in one of the various settlements named Ashwell in the counties of Essex, Hertfordshire, and Salop.

Askwell Early Origins



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

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Askwell Spelling Variations


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Askwell Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Askwell has been recorded under many different variations, including Ashwell, Aswell, Ashewell, Aishwell, Ayshwell, Aswell, Ashwall, Askwell, Ashwill, Askwill, Ayskwell, Eshwell, Eswell, Eskwell, Eskwill, Aeshwell, Eskwalle, Eshwall and many more.

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Askwell Early History


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Askwell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Askwell research. Another 91 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1612, 1695 and 1646 are included under the topic Early Askwell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Askwell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Askwell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Askwell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Askwell In Ireland


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Askwell In Ireland



Some of the Askwell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 33 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Askwell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Askwell, aged 19, a miner, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Victoria Regia"

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    8. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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    The Askwell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Askwell 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 25 July 2013 at 10:58.

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