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The name Cestrefeld is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in Chesterfield, Derbyshire a market town which received its charter in the year 1204 from King John.

Cestrefeld Early Origins



The surname Cestrefeld was first found in Derbyshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Cestrefeld Spelling Variations


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Cestrefeld 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. Cestrefeld has been spelled many different ways, including Chesterfield, Chasturfeld, Cestrefeld and others.

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Cestrefeld Early History


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Cestrefeld Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cestrefeld research. Another 413 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1172, 1340, 1379 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Cestrefeld History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cestrefeld Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cestrefeld Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cestrefeld 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Cestrefelds to arrive in North America: Henry Chesterfield who arrived in New York in 1854.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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    The Cestrefeld Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cestrefeld 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 11 November 2014 at 10:31.

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