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Of all the Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Boxsell is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in Boxhulle, in Sussex, or in Boxwell, in Gloucester.

Boxsell Early Origins



The surname Boxsell 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.

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Boxsell Spelling Variations


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Boxsell 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. Boxsell has been spelled many different ways, including Boxall, Buckshell, Boockshell, Boxull, Boxell, Boxhulle, Boxhall, Baxhall, Boxnell, Baxull, Boxsell, Bochshall and many more.

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Boxsell Early History


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Boxsell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boxsell research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1280, 1855, 1927, 1882, 1945 and 1571 are included under the topic Early Boxsell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boxsell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boxsell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boxsell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Boxsell Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Albert Boxsell, aged 19, landed in Montreal in 1848

Boxsell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Richard Boxsell (1829-1878), English settler to Australia abaord the ship "Kate" in 1839, settling at Kangaroo Mountain, New South Wales in 1855

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Contemporary Notables of the name Boxsell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Boxsell (post 1700)



  • Des Boxsell, Australian founder of Boxsell Hydroponics, Brisbane, Queensland

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Boxsell Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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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.

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  9. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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The Boxsell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boxsell 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 16 October 2015 at 16:30.

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