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Oxlade History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Oxlade is an old Anglo-Saxon name. It comes from when a family lived in the parish of Bysshebury in Staffordshire, where they held lands and a family seat at Oxley. Oxlade is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. In this case the original bearers of the surname were the dwellers near the ox-meadow.

Early Origins of the Oxlade family


The surname Oxlade was first found in Staffordshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Early History of the Oxlade family


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Oxlade Spelling Variations


Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Oxlade were recorded, including Oxley, Oxly, Oxleigh and others.

Early Notables of the Oxlade family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Oxlade family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Oxlade Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Henry Oxlade, aged 28, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Joseph Soames" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOSEPH SOMES / SOAMES 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850JosephSomes.htm
  • Anne Oxlade, aged 8, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Joseph Somes" in 1850 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOSEPH SOMES / SOAMES 1850. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850JosephSomes.htm
  • Catherine Oxlade, aged 5, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Joseph Somes" in 1850 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOSEPH SOMES / SOAMES 1850. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850JosephSomes.htm
  • Sarah Oxlade, aged 2, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Joseph Somes" in 1850 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOSEPH SOMES / SOAMES 1850. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850JosephSomes.htm

Contemporary Notables of the name Oxlade (post 1700)


  • Roy Oxlade (1929-2014), English painter, writer on art, and an art educator

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOSEPH SOMES / SOAMES 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850JosephSomes.htm
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOSEPH SOMES / SOAMES 1850. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850JosephSomes.htm

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