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The Exforthay surname was no doubt derived from the lands of Eckford near Kelso, Roxburghshire.

Exforthay Early Origins



The surname Exforthay was first found in Roxburghshire 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.

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Exforthay Spelling Variations


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Exforthay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Eckford, Eckfoord, Exford, Ecksford and others.

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Exforthay Early History


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Exforthay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Exforthay research. Another 211 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1206, 1250, 1296 and 1358 are included under the topic Early Exforthay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Exforthay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Exforthay Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Exforthay Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Phillip Eckford who settled in Philadelphia in 1731; Henry Eckford, who arrived in New York city in 1791; Agnes Eckford, who came to Canada in 1854; as well as William Eckford, who was recorded in the Ontario census of 1871..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
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    The Exforthay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Exforthay Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 22 January 2014 at 13:20.

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