Caseley History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Caseley family

The surname Caseley was first found in Gascony (French: Gascogne), an area of southwest France bordering Spain, that was part of the "Province of Guyenne and Gascony" prior to the French Revolution, where the family has held a family seat since very early times.

Early History of the Caseley family

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Caseley Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Carsalade, Carsalad, Carssalade, Carssalad, Carzalade, Carzalad, Carsallade, Carsallad, Carssallad, Carssallade, Garsalade, Garsalad, Garssalade, Garssalad, Garzalade, Garzalad, Garsallade, Garsallad, Garssallad, Garssallade, Carsalate, Carsalat, Carssalate, Carssalat, Casaly, Casalad, Carsac, Casade and many more.

Early Notables of the Caseley family (pre 1700)

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United States Caseley migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Caseley Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Mary Caseley, who landed in Virginia in 1717 [1]
  • Samuel Caseley, who arrived in Annapolis in 1736

Australia Caseley migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Caseley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • John Caseley, aged 10, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Gilmore"
  • Mr. Thomas Caseley, British Convict who was convicted in London, England for 14 years, transported aboard the "Corona" on 13th October 1866, arriving in Western Australia, Australia [2]

New Zealand Caseley migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Caseley Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. R. Caseley, British settler travelling from Plymouth aboard the ship "Tongariro" arriving in Wellington, New Zealand on 13th August 1887 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Caseley (post 1700) +

  • Mr. Paul Royston Caseley O.B.E., British Senior Fellow for Cyber and Information Systems at Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire on 8th June 2018, for services to Defence [4]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 24th March 2021). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/corona
  3. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  4. ^ "Birthday and New Year Honours Lists (1940 to 2019)." Issue 62507, 28 December 2018 | London Gazette, The Gazette, Dec. 2018, www.thegazette.co.uk/honours-lists


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