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The Paskett surname is a habitational (local) name taken on from a place name in North Yorkshire. The place name is derived from the Middle English words "post" meaning a post or pole, and "gate," meaning a road.

Paskett Early Origins



The surname Paskett was first found in the North Riding of Yorkshire at Postgate. One of the first records of the name was Thomas Postgate who was listed in Whitby (near Postgate) in 1349. Richard Poskett was listed in the area in 1514 and later William Postgate and Thomas Poskitt were both listed in the Yorkshire Wills of 1648. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Nicholas Postgate (c.1596-1679), the English Catholic martyr was born at Kirkdale House in the parish of Egton, near Whitby.

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Paskett Spelling Variations


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Paskett Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Postgate, Posthall, Posgate, Postkitt, Poskett, Posskiss, Postkiss and many more.

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Paskett Early History


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Paskett Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Paskett research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1596, 1679 and 1987 are included under the topic Early Paskett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Paskett Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Paskett Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Paskett 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:

Paskett Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Jane Paskett, aged 28, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Prudence" in 1838
  • John Paskett, aged 40, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Prudence" in 1838
  • Maria Paskett, aged 5, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Prudence" in 1838
  • Elizabeth Paskett, aged 1, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Prudence" in 1838

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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The Paskett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Paskett 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.

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