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Eggleton Early Origins



The surname Eggleton was first found in Durham 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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Eggleton Spelling Variations


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Eggleton Spelling Variations



Although the name, Eggleton, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Eagleton, Eaglestone, Eglestone, Egglestone and many more.

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Eggleton Early History


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Eggleton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eggleton research. Another 388 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1581, 1603, and 1623 are included under the topic Early Eggleton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eggleton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eggleton Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Eggleton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eggleton In Ireland


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Eggleton In Ireland



Some of the Eggleton family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included 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 were:

Eggleton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Henry Eggleton, English convict from Bucks, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on August 08, 1849, settling in Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Eggleton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Eggleton (post 1700)



  • Bob Eggleton (b. 1960), American eight-time Hugo Award winning science fiction, fantasy, and horror artist
  • Anthony "Tony" Eggleton AO, CVO (b. 1932), Australian politician, former Federal Director of the Liberal Party of Australia, press secretary to the Prime Minister of Australia, Harold Holt
  • Jaimee Eggleton (b. 1964), Canadian figure skater at the 1984 Winter Olympics
  • David Eggleton (b. 1952), New Zealand poet and writer
  • Benjamin Eggleton, Australian professor of physics at the University of Sydney, awarded the Walter Boas Medal in 2011
  • Arthur "Art" Eggleton (b. 1943), Canadian politician, Senator for Ontario (2005-), Member of the Canadian Parliament for York Centre (1980-1991), the 59th Mayor of Toronto (1980-1991)

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Eggleton Historic Events


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Eggleton Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Douglas Graylen Eggleton, British Able Bodied Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and died during the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849

Other References

  1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  10. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
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The Eggleton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eggleton 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 9 May 2016 at 08:45.

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