Mailes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Mailes family

The surname Mailes was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat.This surname is associated with the village of Meolse, which was recorded in the Domesday Book in the year 1086. The lands were described as a coastal village on the southern shore of the Wirral peninsular on the River Dee where Roman and Saxon coins and jewelry were found at Dove Point. Geoffry and Simon de Mele were registered in Cambridgeshire in 1279. North Meols in Lancashire was of great significance to the family in early times.

"At the time of the Domesday Survey, three thanes held this place in three manors. The district now called North Meols afterwards fell to the barons of Penwortham; and in the reign of Richard I., Hugh Bussell assigned to Richard Fitz-Hutred the whole of "Normoles" with its appurtenances, which grant was confirmed by John, Earl of Morton, afterwards king, in whose reign the place gave name to the proprietor, Robert de Meolis." [1]

Important Dates for the Mailes family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mailes research. Another 61 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 132 and 1327 are included under the topic Early Mailes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mailes Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Meols, Meals, Mele, Meal, Meale, Meolls, Meoles, Meels, Meeles, Meill, Meills, Meall and many more.

Early Notables of the Mailes family (pre 1700)

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Mailes migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mailes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Miss M Mailes, aged 28, who immigrated to America, in 1894
  • Reisel Mailes, aged 24, who landed in America, in 1895
  • William Mailes, aged 28, who immigrated to the United States, in 1896
Mailes Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Alfred Mailes, aged 21, who landed in America from Liverpool, England, in 1904

Mailes migration to Australia

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

Mailes Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • John Mailes, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1848 [2]

Citations

  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BOLTON 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Bolton.htm
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