Inskipp History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The ancestors of the bearers of the Inskipp family name are thought have lived in ancient Anglo-Saxon England. They were first found in the manor of Inskipp in the parish of St. Michael le Wyne in the county of Lancashire. This place-name was originally derived from the Old English word Ynyscype, which refers to someone who lived near an island.

Early Origins of the Inskipp family

The surname Inskipp was first found in Lancashire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Inskipp family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Inskipp research. Another 71 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1622, 1631, 1753, 1790, and 1868 are included under the topic Early Inskipp History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Inskipp Spelling Variations

Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Inskipp include Inskip, Inskipp, Inskeep and others.

Early Notables of the Inskipp family (pre 1700)

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


Australia Inskipp migration to Australia +

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

Inskipp Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century


  1. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 2nd December 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/camden


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