Eggleton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Eggleton family

The surname Eggleton was first found in Durham. Egglestone Abbey is a former Premonstratensian Abbey on the southern Yorkshire bank of the River Tees, now in ruins.

Important Dates for the Eggleton family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eggleton research. Another 194 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1581, 1603, 1623, 1610 and 1623 are included under the topic Early Eggleton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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.

Early Notables of the Eggleton family (pre 1700)

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eggleton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Eggleton family to 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.

Eggleton migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

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]

Contemporary Notables of the name Eggleton (post 1700)

  • Bob Eggleton (b. 1960), American eight-time Hugo Award winning science fiction, fantasy, and horror artist
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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)

Historic Events for the Eggleton family

HMS Repulse
  • Mr. Douglas Graylen Eggleton, British Able Bodied Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and died in the sinking [2]

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
  2. ^ HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html
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