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The ancient roots of the Burtchaell family name are in the Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Burtchaell comes from when the family lived in Berkshire from a place of that name.

Burtchaell Early Origins



The surname Burtchaell was first found in Herefordshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Burtchaell Spelling Variations


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Burtchaell Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Burtchaell has appeared include Burchall, Burchell, Burchill, Burchhell, Burtchell, Burtchill, Burtchaell and many more.

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Burtchaell Early History


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Burtchaell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Burtchaell research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1686, 1737, 1715 and 1727 are included under the topic Early Burtchaell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Burtchaell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Burtchaell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Burtchaell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Burtchaell In Ireland


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Burtchaell In Ireland



Some of the Burtchaell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 55 words (4 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


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The Great Migration



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Burtchaell arrived in North America very early: Ann Burchell who settled in Virginia in 1655; Andrew Burchell settled in Pennsylvania in 1773; Charles Burchill settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1868 with his brother John..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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    The Burtchaell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Burtchaell 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 31 August 2015 at 15:21.

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