Show ContentsManderill History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Anglo-Saxon name Manderill comes from when the family resided in Yorkshire where Manderill "is derived from the name of an ancestor. 'the son of Maundrell'." [1]

Early Origins of the Manderill family

The surname Manderill was first found in Yorkshire where in the Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379 include: Thomas Maundrell, et Elena uxor ejus. A very rare name, the next entry for the family was found in 1605 when Hemy Mandrell from Wiltshire was listed in the Register of the University of Oxford. [1]

Early History of the Manderill family

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Manderill Spelling Variations

The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore,spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Manderill has been recorded under many different variations, including Mandrell, Maundrell, Mandrill, Mandrull and many more.

Early Notables of the Manderill family

Distinguished members of the family include Henry Maundrell (1665-1701), an English academic at Oxford University from Compton Bassett, Wiltshire and later a Church of England clergyman. As a traveller, he served from 20 December 1695 as chaplain...
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Migration of the Manderill family

For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Manderill or a variant listed above: Thomas Maundrell, who was on record in the census of Ontario, Canada of 1871.

  1. Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6) on Facebook