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Early Origins of the Dalkeith family
The surname Dalkeith was first found in Edinburgh where they held a family seat
. After the Norman Conquest
many of Duke William's rebellious Barons moved north. The border became a convenient no-man's land. Notable families such as the Percys, the Umfravilles and the Nevilles gathered many supporting clans around them. In the 16th century they became known as the 'unruly clans'. In that century, many of those clans drove their herds south, and they settled in Yorkshire
. The name was first recorded in Edinburgh in the 17th century.
Early History of the Dalkeith family
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Dalkeith Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Dalkeith family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dalkeith family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..