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Hasslerig History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Hasslerig is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when the family lived in the West Riding of Yorkshire in the village of Hesselgreave.

Early Origins of the Hasslerig family


The surname Hasslerig 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. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
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." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Early History of the Hasslerig family


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Hasslerig Spelling Variations


It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Hasslerig are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Hasslerig include: Haselrigg, Haselrigge, Hasselrigg, Hasselrigge, Haslerigg, Haslerigge, Hazelrigg, Hazelrigge, Hazellrigg, Hazlerigg, Hazlerigge, Hazelrig and many more.

Early Notables of the Hasslerig family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Hasslerig family to the New World and Oceana


Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Hasslerig or a variant listed above: 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..

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  1. ^ Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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