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The ancestors of the Councell surname lived among the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. The name comes from when they lived in the southern English county of Berkshire.

Councell Early Origins



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

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Councell Spelling Variations


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Councell 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 Councell include Counsell, Councell, Cunseil, Counseil, Counsayl, Consayl and many more.

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Councell Early History


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Councell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Councell research. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1208, 1310, 1327, 1609 and 1742 are included under the topic Early Councell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Councell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Councell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Councell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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:

Councell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edward Councell who arrived in Barbados in 1685

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Contemporary Notables of the name Councell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Councell (post 1700)



  • Larry Councell, 1st Lieutenant, American Air Force
  • Martha Anne Councell, flutist
  • George Edward Councell, 11th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    4. 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.
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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    The Councell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Councell 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 3 July 2014 at 14:18.

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