The Puxlay surname is a habitational name taken on from a place, so called, in Warkleigh, Devon.
Early Origins of the Puxlay family
The surname Puxlay was first found in Shropshire
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 Puxlay family
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Puxlay Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Puxlay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Puxlay family to Ireland
Some of the Puxlay family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Puxlay family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Pugsley, who came to Virginia in 1637; James Pugsly, who settled in Virginia in 1662; George Pugsley, who settled in America in 1752; as well as Hannah Pugsley, who settled in Canada in 1834..