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Mersland Early Origins



The surname Mersland was first found in Lancashire 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 13th century when Adam, Alan and Andrew held estates in that shire in the township of Castleton. The variant Martley claims their origin from Martley, a village and civil parish in the Malvern Hills district of the of Worcestershire.

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Mersland Early History


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Mersland Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mersland research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Mersland History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mersland Spelling Variations


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Mersland Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Marland, Markland, Merkland, Merland, Mearland, Marlane, Merlane, Mearlane, Marland and many more.

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Mersland Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mersland Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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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