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Pollis Early Origins



The surname Pollis 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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Pollis Spelling Variations


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Pollis Spelling Variations



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

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Pollis Early History


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Pollis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pollis 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 Pollis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pollis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pollis 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 Pollis 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:

Pollis Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Geo. Fredrick Pollis, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1816

Pollis Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • James Pollis, who setted in Nova Scotia in 1750

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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    The Pollis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pollis 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 10 September 2013 at 10:18.

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