Buttyle is one of the names that was brought to England
in the wave of migration following the Norman Conquest
of 1066. The Buttyle family lived at Bootle
in the suburbs of Liverpool, Lancashire
where the family can trace their origins to the early Middle Ages.
Early Origins of the Buttyle family
The surname Buttyle was first found in Lancashire
where they held a family seat
from very ancient times. Conjecturally they are descended from Count Roger de Poitou, of Poitou. He was the son of Earl Roger of Poitou, who was one of the Norman nobles in the Battle of Hastings. The name of the hamlet was anciently Boltelai. The Count Poitou (Pictaviens) held Boltelai and numerous other Lordships in Lancashire
and the West Riding of Yorkshire
. He is recorded in the Domesday Book
taken in 1086 A.D. This hamlet later became known as Bootle and at this time there is no record of any habitation known as Liverpool of which Bootle is now a Borough.
Early History of the Buttyle family
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Buttyle Spelling Variations
Before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Sound was what guided spelling in the Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Spelling variations
were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Buttyle family name include Butil, Butill, Butel, Bootell, Bootle, Buthill and others.
Early Notables of the Buttyle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Buttyle family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the political and religious chaos of this era, thousands of English families began to migrate to the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. The passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe; however, those who made the voyage safely were encountered opportunities that were not available to them in their homeland. Many of the families that reached the New World at this time went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of the United States and Canada. Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Buttyle family to immigrate North America: Catherine, Clementina, George, Jacob, Melchoir, Phillip Junior and Phillip Butel Senior who landed in New York State in 1876.