Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived in or around the parish of Beckles, in the county of Suffolk.
Early Origins of the Beccles family
Suffolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Beccles family
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Beccles Spelling Variations
spelling variations, including Bekell, Beckles, Beccles, Bekles, Beckle, Beccle, Beckells, Beccells and many more.
Early Notables of the Beccles family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Beccles family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Beccles were among those contributors: George Beckles who arrived in Barbados in 1680.
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