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Marsfield Early Origins



The surname Marsfield was first found in Gloucestershire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 11th century when Marshfield was first held by Queen Edith, wife of King Edward the Confessor and at the Conquest in 1066 became the King's land.

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Marsfield Spelling Variations


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Marsfield Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Marshfield, Marsfield and others.

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Marsfield Early History


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Marsfield Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Marsfield research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1662, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Marsfield History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Marsfield Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Marsfield Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Marsfield Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Richard M. M. Marsfield, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Gertrude" in 1863

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    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).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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    The Marsfield Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Marsfield Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 29 May 2014 at 14:13.

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