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Ekershall History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The lineage of the name Ekershall begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived in Eckershall, historically in three places: one in the parish of Bradford in the West Riding of Yorkshire, the second in the parish of Blackburn in the county of Lancaster; and the third in a parish in the county of Stafford.

Early Origins of the Ekershall family


The surname Ekershall was first found in Worcestershire 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.

Early History of the Ekershall family


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Ekershall Spelling Variations


Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Ekershall has undergone many spelling variations, including Eckershall, Eckersall and others.

Early Notables of the Ekershall family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Ekershall family to the New World and Oceana


To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Ekershall were among those contributors: James Eccleshall who settled in Georgia in 1820.

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