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The roots of the Anglo-Saxon name Battishall come from when the family resided in the parish of Pattishall found in Northamptonshire.

Battishall Early Origins



The surname Battishall was first found in Northamptonshire at Pattishall a village and parish that dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was listed as Pascelle. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
Later in the 12th century the village was listed as Patesshille and literally meant "hill of a man called Paetti," having derived from the Old English personal name + "hyll." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Today the civil parish of Pattishall includes the villages of Pattishall, Eastcote, Astcote and Dalscote, part of Fosters Booth, and the hamlet of Cornhill. One of the first records of the name was Simon of Pattishall (or Pateshull) who died in 1217. He was an English judge and civil servant who is considered the first Chief Justice of the Common Pleas (1204-1217.) Before this appointment, he was High Sheriff of Essex (1193-1194), High Sheriff of Hertfordshire (1193-1194), and High Sheriff of Northamptonshire (1194-1203.)

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Battishall Spelling Variations


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Battishall 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. Battishall has been recorded under many different variations, including Pateshall, Pateshull and others.

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Battishall Early History


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Battishall Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Battishall research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 134 and 1342 are included under the topic Early Battishall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Battishall Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Battishall Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Battishall Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Battishall, aged 30, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rooparell" in 1874
  • Sophia Battishall, aged 29, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rooparell" in 1874
  • Florence T. Battishall, aged 2, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rooparell" in 1874
  • Charles T. Battishall, aged 10 months., arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rooparell" in 1874

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

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  3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  4. 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.
  5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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The Battishall Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Battishall 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.

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