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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Salkild research.Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1270 and 1544 are included under the topic Early Salkild History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Salkild has undergone many spelling variations
, including Salkeld, Salked, Salkeed, Salkelds and others.
Some of the Salkild family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland
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To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Salkild were among those contributors: Fred and George Salked arrived in New Orleans in 1820; Thomas Salkeld settled in Virginia in 1728.