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Salkeld Early Origins



The surname Salkeld was first found in Cumberland 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.

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Salkeld Spelling Variations


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Salkeld Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Salkeld has been recorded under many different variations, including Salkeld, Salked, Salkeed, Salkelds and others.

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Salkeld Early History


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Salkeld Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Salkeld research. Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1270 and 1544 are included under the topic Early Salkeld History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Salkeld Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Salkeld Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Salkeld Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Salkeld In Ireland


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Salkeld In Ireland



Some of the Salkeld family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included 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



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Salkeld or a variant listed above:

Salkeld Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Salkeld, who landed in Maryland in 1651-1662

Salkeld Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Salkeld settled in Virginia in 1728

Salkeld Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • E. S. Salkeld, aged 23, who landed in America from Galeshead, in 1904
  • Digby Salkeld, aged 10, who settled in America from London, in 1907
  • Frederick Salkeld, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Morecambe, England, in 1907
  • Charles Salkeld, aged 42, who landed in America from London, England, in 1908
  • Ada Alice Salkeld, aged 31, who landed in America from Sheffield, England, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Salkeld Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Alexander Salkeld, aged 29, who settled in Porcupine, Canada, in 1913

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Contemporary Notables of the name Salkeld (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Salkeld (post 1700)



  • William "Bill" Franklin Salkeld (1917-1967), American Major League Baseball player
  • Roger William Salkeld (b. 1971), American former Major League Baseball player
  • Jo Ann M. Salkeld, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1996, 2000
  • Philip Salkeld VC (1830-1857), English recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • John Louis Salkeld (1858-1941), Canadian farmer and political figure in Saskatchewan
  • Blanaid Salkeld (1880-1959), Irish poet, dramatist, and actor

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. 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).
    3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    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. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The Salkeld Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Salkeld 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 6 January 2016 at 12:59.

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