Mandrull History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Mandrull is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from the family once having lived in Yorkshire where Mandrull "is derived from the name of an ancestor. 'the son of Maundrell'." [1]

Early Origins of the Mandrull family

The surname Mandrull 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 Mandrull family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mandrull research. Another 71 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1614, 1663, 1696, 1665, 1701, 1695, 1697, 1703, 1705, 1717, 1792 and 1749 are included under the topic Early Mandrull History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mandrull Spelling Variations

Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Mandrull family name include Mandrell, Maundrell, Mandrill, Mandrull and many more.

Early Notables of the Mandrull family (pre 1700)

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 Mandrull family

For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Mandrull surname or a spelling variation of the name include: 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)


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