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Pilston Early Origins



The surname Pilston was first found in Cheshire 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 13th century.

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Pilston Spelling Variations


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Pilston Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pulesdon, Pullesdon, Pulleston, Puleston, Pulliston, Polesdon, Pollison, Pulesden, Pulesdon, Puliston, Pullison, Pulsdon, Pulston, Pilson, Pillson and many more.

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Pilston Early History


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Pilston Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pilston research. Another 265 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1284, 1522, 1569, 1617, 1680 and 1172 are included under the topic Early Pilston History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pilston Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pilston Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pilston Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pilston In Ireland


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Pilston In Ireland



Some of the Pilston family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 93 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 or some of its variants were: Roger Pullison, who was granted a land patent in Maryland in 1674-75; Edward Pilson, who arrived in New England in 1679; Thomas Pilson, who was naturalized in Philadelphia in 1834..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    7. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Pilston Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pilston 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 29 May 2014 at 13:31.

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