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Eglestown History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Eglestown family


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

Early History of the Eglestown family


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Eglestown Spelling Variations


The name, Eglestown, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Eagleton, Eaglestone, Eglestone, Egglestone and many more.

Early Notables of the Eglestown family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Eglestown family to Ireland


Some of the Eglestown family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Eglestown family to the New World and Oceana


The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. 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." Among the early settlers bearing the Eglestown surname who came to North America were: Richard Eggleston of London settled in Virginia in 1635 and was soon joined by the Eagletons who left Ireland. Bigod Eggleston who had already settled in New England in 1620.

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