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Eastchurch Early Origins



The surname Eastchurch was first found in Devon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1330 when Walter Eastchurch held estates in that shire.

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Eastchurch Early History


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Eastchurch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eastchurch research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1524, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Eastchurch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eastchurch Spelling Variations


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Eastchurch Spelling Variations



Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Eastchurch include Eastchurch, Estchurch, Eastechurch and others.

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Eastchurch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eastchurch Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Eastchurch or a variant listed above: settlers, who arrived along the eastern seaboard, from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.

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