The ancestry of the name Hyldersly dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the village of Hildersley,
a tithing in Gloucester.
Early Origins of the Hyldersly family
The surname Hyldersly was first found in Gloucestershire
, where evidence suggests they held a family seat
before the Norman Conquest.
Early History of the Hyldersly family
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Hyldersly Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Hyldersly have been found, including Hildersly, Hildest, Hilders, Hilder, Hildesley, Hilderly, Hilderley and many more.
Early Notables of the Hyldersly family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hyldersly family to Ireland
Some of the Hyldersly 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 Hyldersly family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Hyldersly, or a variant listed above: John Hillsley, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1870.