Fazakerley History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Fazakerley has a long Anglo-Saxon heritage. The name comes from when a family lived in Fazakerley, a place in Lancashire.
Early Origins of the Fazakerley family
The surname Fazakerley was first found in Lancashire at Fazakerley a township, in the parish of Walton-on-the-Hill, union and hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 4 or so miles from Liverpool, The township comprises 1565 acres, all are arable as noted in 1321, Fazakerley was described as: the country is extremely flat and treeless, with nothing to recommend it to the passer-by, for it seems to be a district of straight lines, devoid of any beauty. "This place was long the residence of an ancient family of the same name, of whom Richard Fazakerley was living in the reign of Henry III.; they intermarried with the families of Walton of Walton, Blundell of Crosby, and Pemberton."  Some of the family held estates at early times at Walton-On-The-Hill. "In the reign of Henry IV. the Fazakerleys acquired the third part of Walton, including Spellawe or Spellow House, by marriage with an heiress of the Waltons; this estate was held by the late Colonel Fazakerley, and was sold by his family to the Earl of Derby." 
Important Dates for the Fazakerley family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fazakerley research. Another 77 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1394 and 1767 are included under the topic Early Fazakerley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Fazakerley Spelling Variations
Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Fazakerley have been found, including Fazackerley, Fazakerley and others.
Early Notables of the Fazakerley family (pre 1700)
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Fazakerley migration to Australia
Emigration to Australia
followed the First Fleets
of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Fazakerley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Catherine Fazakerley, English convict from Lancaster, who was transported aboard the "Anna Maria" on October 4, 1851, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia 
Contemporary Notables of the name Fazakerley (post 1700)
- John Nicholas Fazakerley (1787-1852), British Whig politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1812 to 1841
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- ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
- ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Anna Maria voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1851 with 200 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/anna-maria/1851