Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name comes from having lived in the village of Haslam, in the county of Lancashire. This place-name was originally derived from the Old English word haesel-hamm, which simply refers to a hazel-wood farm.
Early Origins of the Hasleham family
Derbyshire where they seated from very ancient times, some say, before the Norman Conquest of England by Duke William of Normandy in 1066.
Early History of the Hasleham family
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Hasleham Spelling Variations
hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Hasleham include Haslam, Hasslam, Haselham, Hasselham, Hasleham and many more.
Early Notables of the Hasleham family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hasleham family to Ireland
Some of the Hasleham family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Hasleham family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Hasleham were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: John Buckley Haslam, who settled in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1818; followed by Abraham, Francis and James Haslam in 1832; James H. Haslam settled there in 1840.
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