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Early Origins of the Delavell family

The surname Delavell was first found in Northumberland in the township of North Dissington in Northumberland. "This place was formerly the property and residence of a junior branch of the Delaval family, of whom Admiral Sir Ralph Delaval, a native of the township, sold the estate to Mr. Collingwood, of Byker." [1]

"At Low Horton [in Northumberland] stood the ancient manor-house, or castle, belonging to the Delaval family, which was strongly fortified by licence in 1293, and surrounded by a double moat and rampart of earth; the greater part of the foundation was razed, and the intrenchment levelled, in 1809." [1]

Early History of the Delavell family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delavell research. Another 174 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1080, 1091, 1399, 1455, 1487, 1510, 1538, 1600, 1603, 1605, 1622, 1659, 1660, 1661, 1691 and 1707 are included under the topic Early Delavell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Delavell Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Daviles, Davile, Davillers, Davilles, Davils, Davill, de la Vale, Delavale, Delavell, Dallivall, D'eivil and many more.

Early Notables of the Delavell family

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Migration of the Delavell family

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..

  1. Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print. on Facebook