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Boxall History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Anglo-Saxon name Boxall comes from the family having resided in Boxhulle, in Sussex, or in Boxwell, in Gloucester.

Early Origins of the Boxall family


The surname Boxall was first found in Sussex at Boxhulle, "an ancient manor in Salehurst, among whose lords was Alan de Boxall, one of the earliest Knights of the Garter. " [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Early History of the Boxall family


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Boxall Spelling Variations


Boxall has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Spelling variants included: Boxall, Buckshell, Boockshell, Boxull, Boxell, Boxhulle, Boxhall, Baxhall, Boxnell, Baxull, Boxsell, Bochshall and many more.

Early Notables of the Boxall family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Boxall family to the New World and Oceana


In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Boxalls to arrive on North American shores:

Boxall Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Boxall who arrived in Philadelphia in 1838

Boxall Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Catharine Boxall, who arrived in Canada in 1832
  • Edward Boxall, who landed in Canada in 1832
  • George Boxall, who landed in Canada in 1832

Boxall Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Boxall, English convict from Sussex, who was transported aboard the "Ann" on August 1809, settling in New South Wales, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Ann voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1809 with 200 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/ann/1809
  • Charles Boxall, aged 18, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Stag" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) STAG 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Stag.htm
  • James Boxall, aged 20, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Stag" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) STAG 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Stag.htm
  • Henry Boxall, aged 25, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Surge" [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SURGE 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/surge1852.shtml
  • William Boxall, aged 41, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Mallard" [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Thursday 26th April 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Mallard 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/mallard1855.shtml

Boxall Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Boxall, aged 40, a plasterer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Collingwood" in 1875
  • Rose Boxall, aged 39, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Collingwood" in 1875
  • Annie Boxall, aged 9, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Collingwood" in 1875
  • Garibaldi Boxall, aged 7, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Collingwood" in 1875
  • Lizzie Boxall, aged 5, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Collingwood" in 1875
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Boxall (post 1700)


  • Margaret Boxall, English retired badminton player, gold medal winner
  • Richard Boxall (b. 1961), English former professional golfer
  • Sir William Boxall (1800-1879), English painter and museum director
  • Michael Joeseph Boxall (b. 1988), New Zealand football defender
  • Sir Alleyne Percival Boxall (1882-1945), 2nd Baronet
  • Sir Alleyne Alfred Boxall (1855-1927), 1st Baronet
  • Arthur d'Auvergne Boxall (1895-1944), Australian artist

Historic Events for the Boxall family



HMS Royal Oak

  • Edward A. Boxall, British Leading Seaman with the Royal Navy aboard the HMS Royal Oak when she was torpedoed by U-47 and sunk; he survived the sinking [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Ann voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1809 with 200 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/ann/1809
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) STAG 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Stag.htm
  4. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SURGE 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/surge1852.shtml
  5. ^ South Australian Register Thursday 26th April 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Mallard 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/mallard1855.shtml
  6. ^ Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html

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