The Hyldersley name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. Their name comes from having lived in the village of Hildersley,
a tithing in Gloucester.
Early Origins of the Hyldersley family
The surname Hyldersley was first found in Gloucestershire
, where evidence suggests they held a family seat
before the Norman Conquest.
Early History of the Hyldersley family
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Hyldersley 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 Hyldersley has undergone many spelling variations
, including Hildersly, Hildest, Hilders, Hilder, Hildesley, Hilderly, Hilderley and many more.
Early Notables of the Hyldersley family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hyldersley family to Ireland
Some of the Hyldersley family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 53 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Hyldersley family to the New World and Oceana
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 Hyldersley were among those contributors: John Hillsley, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1870.