Haselrig History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The lineage of the name Haselrig begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived in the West Riding of Yorkshire in the village of Hesselgreave.
Early Origins of the Haselrig family
The surname Haselrig was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Wotteslade. In 1280, King Edward 1st of England also granted to this north country Clan the Manor of Yetham Corbet. Simon de Hasilrig was progenitor of this distinguished family. 
But by the late 15th century, some of the family were found at Humberstone in Leicestershire. "The manor [of Humberstone] was granted by the Conqueror to Hugh de Grentemaisnel, and was held as part of the honour of Leicester, in 1474, by Sir William Haselrigge." 
Early History of the Haselrig family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Haselrig research. Another 56 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1622, 1661, 1629 and 1632 are included under the topic Early Haselrig History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Haselrig Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Haselrig has undergone many spelling variations, including Haselrigg, Haselrigge, Hasselrigg, Hasselrigge, Haslerigg, Haslerigge, Hazelrigg, Hazelrigge, Hazellrigg, Hazlerigg, Hazlerigge, Hazelrig and many more.
Early Notables of the Haselrig family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Sir Arthur Haselrig or Hesilrige (d. 1661), statesman, was eldest son of Sir Thomas Hesilrige, bart., of Noseley, Leicestershire, and Frances, daughter of William Gorges of Alderton, Northamptonshire. "His father died in 1629, and...
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Migration of the Haselrig family
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Haselrig were among those contributors: Thomas Hazelrigg, who was born in 1615 in England, and died around 1675 in Northumberland County, Virginia (date of arrival is unknown), as well as Edward Hazelrigg, who arrived in New York State in 1822..
Contemporary Notables of the name Haselrig (post 1700) +
- Carlton Lee Haselrig (1966-2020), American heavyweight wrestler and NFL player
- Burrell L. Haselrig Jr., American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972 
Related Stories +
- ^ Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
- ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html