Early Origins of the Jessell family
Essex at either Great Chishall or Little Chishall. Both parishes are in the in the union of Royston, hundred of Uttlesford. "John de Chishal or Chishull, Bishop of London, who died in the year 1279, took his name from Little Chishall." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print. Another John Chishull (John de Chishull) (d. 1180), Bishop of Essex was similarly from this area.
Richard de Chesthull was listed in the Assize Rolls of Shropshire in 1221 and years later, William Chesul was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Worcestershire in 1275. CITATION[CLOSE]
The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 lists William de Chishill in Cambridgeshire and Placita de Quo Warranto, temp. Edward I-III lists John de Chishall, Cambridgeshire, temp. 30 Edward I. CITATION[CLOSE]
Chesil Beach (also known as Chesil Bank) is found in Dorset. This place name was derived from "Chisille bank" c. 1540 from the Old English word "cisel" meaning "shingle" CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Jessell family
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Jessell Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Chessell, Chessel, Chesell, Chesswell, Chesshill, Chessill, Chessall and many more.
Early Notables of the Jessell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jessell family to Ireland
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Migration of the Jessell family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
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