Delson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Delson family

The surname Delson was first found in Cheshire at Tilston, a village and a civil parish that was anciently the site of the Roman town Bovium, which was on the Roman road between Chester and Wroxeter. By the time of the Conquest, the village was known as Tilleston which was the spelling used in the Domesday Book of 1086. At that time, the lands were held by Eynion de Tilston, and was granted to him by Hugh Lupus, the nephew of King William I. [1]

It is presumed that the village was so named having derived from an Old English personal name + "stan" as in the "stone of a man called Tilli or Tilla." [2]

Important Dates for the Delson family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delson research. Another 105 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1676, 1630, 1694, 1694, 1630, 1694, 1672, 1691, 1694, 1695, 1704, 1659, 1695, 1576, 1655, 1672, 1738, 1639, 1655, 1635, 1639, 1634 and 1639 are included under the topic Early Delson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Delson Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Tilston, Tillston, Tillstone, Tilson, Tillson, Tillstone, Tillotson, Dilson, Dillson, Dilsen and many more.

Early Notables of the Delson family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include John Tillotson (1630-1694), from Sowerby, Yorkshire, an English clergyman, Dean of Canterbury in 1672, Archbishop of Canterbury (1691-1694.) After his death, his widow received 2500 guineas for his manuscript sermons and these were edited and published by Ralph Barker as the "Rule of Faith"...
Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Delson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Delson family to Ireland

Some of the Delson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 50 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Delson migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Delson Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Mr. Jean Delson, French labourer travelling to Canada to work for Jacques Pepin arriving on 3rd April 1656 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Delson (post 1700)

  • Robert Delson, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from New York County 7th District, 1938 [4]
  • Max Delson, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from New York County 22nd District, 1928, 1933; Candidate for New York State Senate 20th District, 1930, 1932, 1934 [4]
  • Dorothy Delson, American politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 17th District, 1936 [4]

Citations

  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  3. ^ Debien, Gabriel. Liste Des Engagés Pour Le Canada Au XVIIe Siècle. Vol. 6, Laval University, 1952. (Retreived 24th May 2018). Retrieved from https://lebloguedeguyperron.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/130-liste-des-contrats-dengagement-pour-la-nouvelle-france-releves-a-la-rochelle-entre-1634-et-1679/
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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