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Bechells History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Bechells is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in or around the parish of Beckles, in the county of Suffolk.

Early Origins of the Bechells family


The surname Bechells was first found in Suffolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Bechells family


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Another 575 words (41 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1191, 1256, 1273, 1278, 1500 and 1642 are included under the topic Early Bechells History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bechells Spelling Variations


The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Bechells has been spelled many different ways, including Bekell, Beckles, Beccles, Bekles, Beckle, Beccle, Beckells, Beccells and many more.

Early Notables of the Bechells family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Bechells family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Bechellss to arrive in North America: George Beckles who arrived in Barbados in 1680.

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