Eglestone History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Eglestone family
The surname Eglestone 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 Eglestone family
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Eglestone Spelling Variations
The name Eglestone, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Eagleton, Eaglestone, Eglestone, Egglestone and many more.
Early Notables of the Eglestone family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Eglestone family to Ireland
Some of the Eglestone 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.
Eglestone migration to the United States
The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Eglestone family, or who bore a variation of the surname Eglestone were
Eglestone Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Barnett Eglestone, who arrived in Maryland in 1657 
- Hugh Eglestone, who landed in Virginia in 1657 
- Roger Eglestone, who landed in Virginia in 1665-1666 
- John Eglestone, who arrived in Maryland in 1668 
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)