There has been suggestion that the Esterling surname arrived in Britain with the Danes, well before 1066. However, it seems that at least one line of Esterling returned to Britain after 13th century crusades, deriving from Strattligen, Switzerland.
Early Origins of the Esterling family
The surname Esterling was first found in Warwickshire
. Early on, Sir Peter Stradling, who already held Neath Castle, Glamorgan, Wales
, married Joan de Hawey, heiress of St Donat's Castle. He also acquired estates in Somerset
. In some instances, the surname was Latinized Easter Lingus which was corrupted to Estarling. First on record appears to be sir John Stradling (circa 1230-1293).
Early History of the Esterling family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Esterling research.Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1611, 1642, 1563, 1637, 1608, 1620, 1601, 1644, 1640, 1624, 1660, 1643, 1685, 1672, 1735, 1698, 1700, 1701, 1710, 1722, 1620, 1688 and 1672 are included under the topic Early Esterling History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Esterling Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Estarling, Esterling, Easterling, Eastarling and many more.
Early Notables of the Esterling family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the Clan
from early times was Sir John Stradling, 1st Baronet
(1563-1637), a British poet, scholar and politician, Sheriff of Glamorgan from 1608 to 1620; Sir Edward Stradling, 2nd Baronet
(1601-1644), a Welsh
politician, Member of Parliament for Glamorgan in 1640; Sir Edward Stradling, 3rd Baronet... Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Esterling Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Esterling family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Esterling Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Benedict Esterling, who arrived in Mississippi in 1841 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)