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Where did the English Penhale family come from? What is the English Penhale family crest and coat of arms? When did the Penhale family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Penhale family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Penhallow, Penollow, Penholow, Penhalow, Penholoow, Penhalo, Penaloe, Penalloe, Penhalloe, Penhaloe, Penhalley and many more.
First found in Cornwall where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Penhallow. Cornwall was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to Brittany and Wales than to England. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into Devon, Somerset and Dorset.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Penhale research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1510 and 1600 are included under the topic Early Penhale History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Penhale Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Penhale Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
The Penhale Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Penhale 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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