Early Origins of the Pestell family
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.
Early History of the Pestell family
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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.
Early Notables of the Pestell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pestell family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Pestell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Pestell (post 1700)
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