Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in the county of Cheshire. The surname Chesshire belonged to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names form the other broad category of surnames, which were usually derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Chesshire family
Essex 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.
Early History of the Chesshire family
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Chesshire Spelling Variations
spelling variations, including Chessire, Cheeshire, Cheshyre, Cheshire, Chesser, Chesshyre, Chesher, Chesshere, Chessor, Chessyre, Chessheire and many more.
Early Notables of the Chesshire family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chesshire family to Ireland
Some of the Chesshire family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Chesshire family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Chesshire Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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