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The surname Pennial was first found in Essex where they held a family seat in Colchester. 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 1377 when William Pennell was recorded on the Tax Rolls for the county of Essex.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Pennell, Pennel, Penell, Pennall, Pennells, Pennalls, Penal and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pennial research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487 and 1867 are included under the topic Early Pennial History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Pennial Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: George Pennell settled in Virginia 1655; Thomas Pennell settled in New England in 1740.
The Pennial Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pennial 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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