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The name Chestyfield is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when the family lived in Chesterfield, Derbyshire a market town which received its charter in the year 1204 from King John.

Chestyfield Early Origins



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

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Chestyfield Spelling Variations


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Chestyfield 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 Chestyfield 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 Chestyfield include: Chesterfield, Chasturfeld, Cestrefeld and others.

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Chestyfield Early History


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Chestyfield Early History



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

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Chestyfield Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chestyfield Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chestyfield Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. 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 Chestyfield or a variant listed above: Henry Chesterfield who arrived in New York in 1854.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. 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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    The Chestyfield Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chestyfield 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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