Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from their having lived in the parish of Pulford, in Cheshire, a few miles from the City of Chester. The place-name is derived from the Old English words pul or pol, which mean pool, and ford, which is a place where a river may be crossed by wading. The place-name as a whole means "river crossing near a pool." The place-name was recorded as Pulford in the Domesday Book, CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8) compiled in 1086. The surname means "one who comes from Pulford," or alternatively "dweller by the river crossing where there is a pool."
Early Origins of the Pulsford family
Cheshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Pulsford family
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Pulsford Spelling Variations
spelling variations under which the name Pulsford has appeared include Pulford, Pullford and others.
Early Notables of the Pulsford family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pulsford family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Pulsford Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
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