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The ancestry of the name Handslip dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the parish of Hanslope, in the county of Buckinghamshire.

Handslip Early Origins



The surname Handslip was first found in Buckinghamshire, where the family held a family seat from ancient times.

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Handslip Spelling Variations


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Handslip 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 Handslip have been found, including Hanslip, Hanslape, Handslip, Hamslape, Haislip and others.

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Handslip Early History


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Handslip Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Handslip research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Handslip History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Handslip Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Handslip Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Handslip Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Handslip, or a variant listed above: Henry Hanslip, who sailed to Philadelphia, Pa. in 1880.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Handslip Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Handslip 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 29 September 2014 at 16:03.

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