Egelefield History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Egelefield family

The surname Egelefield was first found in Cumberland, where one of the first records of the family was Robert of Eglesfield (d. 1349), founder of the Queen's College, Oxford. He was the son of John of Eglesfield and Beatrice his wife, and grandson of Thomas of Eglesfield and Hawisia his wife. "He was presumably a native of Eaglesfield, near Cockermouth in Cumberland, and is said to have been a bachelor of divinity of Oxford." [1]

Early History of the Egelefield family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Egelefield research. Another 112 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1307, 1518 and 1551 are included under the topic Early Egelefield History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Egelefield Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Eaglesfield, Eglesfield, Eaglefield and others.

Early Notables of the Egelefield family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Egelefield family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Eglesfield who settled in Maryland in 1774.



  1. ^ Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print


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