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Davill Early Origins



The surname Davill was first found in Warwickshire at Walton-Deivile, an ecclesiastical parish, in the parish of Wellesbourn-Hastings. " The manor [of Walton-Deivile], in the reign of Henry III., was the property of Walter d'Avill, one of the justices of assize for the county." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Davill Spelling Variations


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Davill Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dayville, Deyville, Daville, Deville, Davill, Deyvill and many more.

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Davill Early History


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Davill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Davill research. Another 251 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1560, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Davill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Davill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Davill Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Davill Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Davill, aged 22, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Nashwauk" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 14th May 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Nashwauk 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/europa1855.shtml
  • Job Davill, aged 20, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Switzerland"

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Pensez comment
Motto Translation: As you think.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ South Australian Register Monday 14th May 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Nashwauk 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/europa1855.shtml

Other References

  1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  2. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
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The Davill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Davill 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 February 2016 at 12:12.

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