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Childerstone History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The ancestors of the Childerstone surname lived among the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. The name comes from when they lived in the tithing of Chilson, which is in the parish of Charlbury in Oxfordshire.

Early Origins of the Childerstone family


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

Early History of the Childerstone family


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Childerstone Spelling Variations


Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Childerstone include Chilson, Childerstone, Childeston, Childerson, Chelsum, Chelson and many more.

Early Notables of the Childerstone family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Childerstone family to the New World and Oceana


A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Brown Chilson, who arrived in America sometime between 1760 and 1765; and Swan Chelson, who came to Kansas in 1888.

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