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Pestell Early Origins



The surname Pestell was first found in Leicestershire 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 12th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Pestell Spelling Variations


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Pestell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pestell, Pestel, Pistol, Pestol, Pestoll, Pistoll, Pestall, Pestal, Pester, Pestor, Pistor and many more.

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Pestell Early History


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Pestell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pestell research. Another 291 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1115, 1279, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Pestell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pestell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pestell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pestell 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:

Pestell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Pestell, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Bengal" in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BENGAL 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Bengal.gif

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pestell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pestell (post 1700)



  • Richard G Pestell, American physician currently employed as Director of the Kimmel Cancer Center
  • Sir John Pestell, Private Secretary and Comptroller to the Governor of Southern Rhodesia 1965-1969

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BENGAL 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Bengal.gif

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
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The Pestell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pestell 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.

This page was last modified on 2 June 2017 at 09:21.

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