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The name Chacksfield is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when the family lived in the village of Chatfields or of Catsfield, in Sussex.

Chacksfield Early Origins



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

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Chacksfield Spelling Variations


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Chacksfield Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Chacksfield are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Chacksfield include: Chatfield, Chadfield, Chatfields, Chattefeld, Chatfeld, Chadfielde, Chadfeld and many more.

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Chacksfield Early History


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Chacksfield Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chacksfield research. Another 345 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1500, 1525 and 1685 are included under the topic Early Chacksfield History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chacksfield Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chacksfield Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Chacksfield 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Chacksfield or a variant listed above: George Chatfield, who settled in Connecticut in 1639; Francis Chatfield, who arrived in Connecticut in 1639; Edward Chatfield, who came to New York, NY in 1821.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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    The Chacksfield Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chacksfield 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 20 November 2014 at 20:36.

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