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Polhill Early Origins



The surname Polhill was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Polhill Spelling Variations


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Polhill Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Polhill, Polwhele, Polwel, Polhel, Polhal, Polley and many more.

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Polhill Early History


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Polhill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Polhill research. Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1050, 1140, 1674, 1754, 1555, 1619, 1671, 1654, 1707, 1568, 1602 and 1586 are included under the topic Early Polhill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Polhill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Polhill Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include Polwhele of Polwhele Castle; David Polhill (1674-1754), British politician, MP for Rochester, Bramber and Kent; Margaret Polley (died 1555), English Protestant martyr from Rochester, Kent; Sir Edmund Poley (1619-1671), Member of Parliament for Bury St Edmunds; and his son, Henry Poley (1654-1707)...

Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Polhill 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:

Polhill Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nathaniel Polhill, who arrived in Georgia in 1733

Polhill Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nathaniel Polhill settled in Georgia with his wife Sarah and four children

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Contemporary Notables of the name Polhill (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Polhill (post 1700)



  • Maxine Polhill, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1964
  • Harry C. Polhill, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Bristol; Elected 1934; Postmaster at Bristol, Connecticut, 1960-61

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Polhill Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Polhill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Polhill 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 14 March 2016 at 14:08.

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