Early Origins of the Puleston family
The surname Puleston 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.
Early History of the Puleston family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Puleston research.Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1284, 1522, 1569, 1617, 1680, 1632, 1662, 1591, 1659, 1634 and 1172 are included under the topic Early Puleston History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Puleston 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.
Early Notables of the Puleston family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Hamlet Puleston or Puliston (1632-1662), an English political writer, born at Old Alresford, Hampshire
, son of Richard Puleston, and nephew of John Puleston. Hamlet's father was born in 1591 at... Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Puleston Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Puleston family to Ireland
Some of the Puleston family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 52 words (4 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 Puleston family to the New World and Oceana
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..
Contemporary Notables of the name Puleston (post 1700)
- Dennis Puleston (1905-2001), American (British-born)environmentalist, adventurer and designer
- John Puleston, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1908 CITATION[CLOSE]
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- Ian Puleston (b. 1959), Welsh actor and writer
- Sir John Henry Puleston (1830-1908), Welsh journalist, who was an entrepreneur and Civil War Colonel in the United States, and later, a politician back in England