Plesington History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Plesington family
The surname Plesington was first found in Lancashire
at Pleasington, a village and civil parish in the Borough of Blackburn with Darwen that dates back to 1196 when it was listed as Plesigtuna and literally meant "estate associated with a man called Pleasa" from the Old English personal name
+ "ing" + "tun." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Another reference claims that it was listed in the Domesday Book
, but we cannot collaborate this claim. As far as the surname is concerned, it was first referenced in the 13th century and are recorded in the Harleian Manuscripts in the British Museum 1139, folio 37b.
Early History of the Plesington family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Plesington research.Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1437, 1468, 1549, 1468, 1455, 1487, 1351, 1637 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Plesington History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Plesington Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Plessington, Blessington, Pleasington and many more.
Early Notables of the Plesington family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Plesington family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: George Michael Plessing, who came to Philadelphia in 1805; and Michael Plessing, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1810.
Plesington Family Crest Products
- ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)