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Gullige History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The origins of the Gullige name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It comes from when the family lived in Coldridge, in Devon.

Early Origins of the Gullige family


The surname Gullige was first found in Nottinghamshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Gullige family


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Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1210, 1578, 1639, 1670, 1635 and 1681 are included under the topic Early Gullige History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gullige Spelling Variations


Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Gullige were recorded, including Colledge, College, Collage, Gollege, Golledge, Callage, Calledge, Gollidge, Collige, Collidge and many more.

Early Notables of the Gullige family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Gullige family to the New World and Oceana


To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Gullige family emigrate to North America: George Colledge who arrived in Virginia in 1637.

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