Hazelgrove History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Hazelgrove family

The surname Hazelgrove was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor in the West Riding. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the shire about the 13th century.

Early History of the Hazelgrove family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hazelgrove research. Another 84 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Hazelgrove History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hazelgrove Spelling Variations

Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Hazelgrove family name include Hazlegrove, Hazelgrave, Hazelgrove, Hezzlegrove, Haselgrave, Hezzlegreave, Hesselgrave and many more.

Early Notables of the Hazelgrove family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Hazelgrove Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Australia Hazelgrove migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Hazelgrove Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Robert Hazelgrove, English convict from Suffolk, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on August 08, 1849, settling in Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Hazelgrove (post 1700) +

  • William Elliott Hazelgrove, award winning American author
  • Mick Hazelgrove, British digital artist

  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849

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