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Salkild History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Salkild family


The surname Salkild 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.

Early History of the Salkild family


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Salkild Spelling Variations


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.

Early Notables of the Salkild family (pre 1700)


Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir Richard Salkeld of Corby, Thomas Salkeld, High Sheriff of Cumberland in 1544. John Salkeld (1576-1660), was an English Catholic renegade and author, descended from the Salkelds of Corby Castle, Cumberland. "He was possibly of Queen's College, Oxford, but did not graduate, and was...
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Migration of the Salkild family to Ireland


Some of the Salkild 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.

Migration of the Salkild family to the New World and Oceana


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.

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