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The origins of the Claypole name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It comes from when the family lived in Claypole, a parish in the county of Lincolnshire, near Newark.

Claypole Early Origins



The surname Claypole was first found in Lincolnshire 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.

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Claypole Spelling Variations


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Claypole Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Claypole were recorded, including Claypool, Claypoll, Claypole, Claypoole, Claypol and others.

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Claypole Early History


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Claypole Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Claypole research. Another 135 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1654, 1655, 1625, 1688, 1645, 1660, 1629 and 1658 are included under the topic Early Claypole History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Claypole Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Claypole Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include John Claypole, an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1654, High Sheriff of Northamptonshire in 1655, supporter of the Parliamentary cause in the English Civil War; his son John Claypole (1625-1688), created Lord Cleypole by Oliver Cromwell, English an...

Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Claypole Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Claypole family emigrate to North America:

Claypole Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edward Claypole who settled in Barbados with his daughter Abigail in 1679

Claypole Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J Claypole, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Claypole (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Claypole (post 1700)



  • Agnes Mary Claypole Moody (1870-1954), American zoologist and professor of natural science, twin sister of Edith Jane Claypole
  • Edith Jane Claypole (1870-1915), English-born, American physiologist and pathologist
  • Eugene Claypole (b. 1938), American politician, Member of West Virginia State Senate 14th District, 1991-94; Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates 44th District, 1997-
  • Arthur Griffin Claypole (1882-1929), English cathedral organist at the Derby Cathedral (1921-1929), Music Master at Kent College in Canterbury (1904 to 1911)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Claypole Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Claypole 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 29 January 2016 at 09:13.

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