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The Blachaugh name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in the village of Blackall in Devon, or one of numerous other minor locations of the same name. The place-name is derived from black hall, which indicated a manor, which was dark in color or in a dark area.

Blachaugh Early Origins



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

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Blachaugh Spelling Variations


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Blachaugh Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Blachaugh has undergone many spelling variations, including Blackhall, Blackall, Blakhall, Blaikhall and many more.

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Blachaugh Early History


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Blachaugh Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blachaugh research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1420, 1671, 1655, 1716, 1708 and 1716 are included under the topic Early Blachaugh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blachaugh Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blachaugh Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Blachaugh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blachaugh In Ireland


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Blachaugh In Ireland



Some of the Blachaugh family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 69 words (5 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



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 Blachaugh were among those contributors: Agnes Blackhall, aged 26; who settled in New York in 1774.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. 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.
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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    The Blachaugh Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blachaugh 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 18 November 2014 at 08:21.

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