The name Aspall belongs to the early history of Britain, it's origins lie with the Anglo-Saxons
. It is a product of their having lived in Aspall
, a parish near Debenham in the county of Suffolk.
Early Origins of the Aspall family
The surname Aspall was first found in Suffolk
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Aspall family
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Aspall Spelling Variations
Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred
years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations
in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon
and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Aspall include Aspall, Aspell, Asphal, Aspal, Asspall, Aspill and many more.
Early Notables of the Aspall family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Aspall family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England
at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Aspall were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:
Aspall Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Dor Aspall, who landed in Maryland in 1679 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)