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The roots of the Anglo-Saxon name Exshal come from when the family resided 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.

Exshal Early Origins



The surname Exshal 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.

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Exshal Spelling Variations


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Exshal Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Exshal has been recorded under many different variations, including Eckershall, Eckersall and others.

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Exshal Early History


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Exshal Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Exshal research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Exshal History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Exshal Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Exshal Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Exshal 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



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Exshal or a variant listed above: James Eccleshall who settled in Georgia in 1820.

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