Early Origins of the Pollexfen family
The surname Pollexfen was first found in Devon
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor of Kitley. One branch of the family was found in the parish of Woodbury in Devon
. "The church [of Woodbury] contains some ancient monuments, among which is one to Chief Justice Sir Edmund Pollexfen." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Pollexfen family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pollexfen research.Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1689, 1632, 1691, 1689, 1636, 1715, 1679, 1689, 1690, 1697 and 1172 are included under the topic Early Pollexfen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Pollexfen Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Pollexfen, Pollfexen, Polfaxen, Pollfaxen and many more.
Early Notables of the Pollexfen family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Sir Henry Pollexfen (1632-1691), a British judge and politician, Attorney General for England
and Chief Justice of the Common Pleas in 1689; as well as his brother John Pollexfen (1636-1715), British merchant and political economist... Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pollexfen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Pollexfen family to Ireland
Some of the Pollexfen family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 212 words (15 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Pollexfen family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
Contemporary Notables of the name Pollexfen (post 1700)
- Edmund Pollexfen Bastard (1784-1838), British Tory politician