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The name Sakville was carried to England in the enormous movement of people that followed the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Sakville family lived in Sussex. Their name, however, is a reference to Sauqueville, near the River Scie, in Normandy, the family's place of residence prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.


Sakville Early Origins



The surname Sakville was first found in Sussex where it is generally thought that Herbrand de Salchevilla who arrived in England with William the Conqueror. His companion Jourdain de Salchevilla was Sewer of England under the same monarch. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

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Sakville Spelling Variations


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Sakville Spelling Variations



Endless spelling variations are a prevailing characteristic of Norman surnames. Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules, and the introduction of Norman French added an unfamiliar ingredient to the English linguistic stew. French and Latin, the languages of the court, also influenced spellings. Finally, Medieval scribes generally spelled words according to how they sounded, so one person was often referred to by different spellings in different documents. The name has been spelled Sackville, Sackvile and others.

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Sakville Early History


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Sakville Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sakville research. Another 239 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1507, 1566, 1536, 1608, 1561, 1609, 1591, 1652, 1622 and 1677 are included under the topic Early Sakville History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sakville Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sakville Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Sir Richard Sackville ( ca. 1507-1566) of Ashburnham and Buckhurst in Sussex and Westenhanger in Kent, an English administrator and Member of Parliament; Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset (1536-1608), an English statesman, poet...

Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sakville 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



To escape the political and religious persecution within England at the time, many English families left for the various British colonies abroad. The voyage was extremely difficult, though, and the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving. But for those who made it, the trip was most often worth it. Many of the families who arrived went on to make valuable contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families reveals a number of immigrants bearing the name Sakville or a variant listed above: Thomas Sackville arrived in Philadelphia in 1805.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Other References

  1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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The Sakville Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sakville 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.

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