and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
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The variation in the spelling of Medieval names is a result of the lack of spelling rules in the English language prior to the last few hundred
years. Before that time, scribes spelled according to sound, often varying the spelling of name within a single document. Cracknell has appeared as Cracknell, Craigingelt, Craigneill, Craignall, Craignell, Cracknall and many more.
As the persecution of Clan
families continued, they sailed for North America in increasing numbers. In most cases, they found the freedom and opportunity they sought. Land was often available and the American War of Independence
allowed Scots an opportunity to solidify their independence from the English crown. These settlers and their ancestors went on to play essential roles in the forging of the nations of the United States and Canada. Among them:
Cracknell Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Ada Cracknell, aged 47, who immigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1912
- Anna Cracknell, aged 30, who immigrated to the United States from Ardrahan, Ireland, in 1912
- C. Cracknell, aged 23, who landed in America from Hull, England, in 1919
- Albert Edward Cracknell, aged 27, who settled in America from Manchester, in 1922
Cracknell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Samuel Cracknell, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Duke of Bedford" in 1848 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) DUKE OF BEDFORD 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848DukeofBedford.htm
- Edward Cracknell, English convict from Essex, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on August 08, 1849, settling in Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia CITATION[CLOSE]
State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849
Cracknell Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- William Cracknell, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840 aboard the ship "Catherine Stuart Forbes"
- John Cracknell, aged 31, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Catherine Stewart Forbes" in 1841
- Mary Ann Cracknell, aged 25, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Catherine Stewart Forbes" in 1841
- William Cracknell, aged 9, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Catherine Stewart Forbes" in 1841
- John Cracknell, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1841 aboard the ship Catherine Stuart Forbes
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