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The Ecksfore surname was no doubt derived from the lands of Eckford near Kelso, Roxburghshire.

Ecksfore Early Origins



The surname Ecksfore was first found in Roxburghshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Ecksfore Spelling Variations


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Ecksfore Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Eckford, Eckfoord, Exford, Ecksford and others.

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Ecksfore Early History


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Ecksfore Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ecksfore research. Another 211 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1206, 1250, 1296 and 1358 are included under the topic Early Ecksfore History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ecksfore Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ecksfore Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ecksfore 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 or some of its variants were: Phillip Eckford who settled in Philadelphia in 1731; Henry Eckford, who arrived in New York city in 1791; Agnes Eckford, who came to Canada in 1854; as well as William Eckford, who was recorded in the Ontario census of 1871..

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Ecksfore Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
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    The Ecksfore Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ecksfore 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 22 January 2014 at 13:20.

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