The Pillsbury name is a habitational name derived from Spelsbury, from the Old English byname Speol which means "watchful" and the Old English word "burh" which means "town" or "fortress."
of the lands of Spelsbury, held by Urso from the Bishop of Winchester, who was recorded in the
census of 1086. William de Spellesbury was listed in Eynsham in 1180 and Phillip de Spillesbury was listed in the
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