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 Sallkelds research.Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1270, 1544, 1576, 1660, 1613, 1635, 1646, 1651, 1652, 1659, 1660, 1671, 1715 and 1699 are included under the topic Early Sallkelds History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Sallkelds has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred
years, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Spelling variants included: Salkeld, Salked, Salkeed, Salkelds and others.
Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir Richard Salkeld of Corby, Thomas Salkeld, High Sheriff
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... Another 150 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sallkelds Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the Sallkelds family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland
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In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England
, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Sallkeldss to arrive on North American shores: Fred and George Salked arrived in New Orleans in 1820; Thomas Salkeld settled in Virginia in 1728.