name Salltmarshe comes from when the family resided in the township of Saltmarsh which was in the parish of Howden in the West Riding of Yorkshire
. Salltmarshe is a topographic
surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. During the Middle Ages people were very conscious of the variations in their surroundings including the soil types. In this case the original bearers of the surname Salltmarshe were named due to their close proximity to a salt marsh.
Early Origins of the Salltmarshe family
The surname Salltmarshe was first found in Yorkshire
where the first record of the name was William Saltmarsh, Latinized De Salso Marisco, witnessed a grant of Richard Strongbow
in the 12th century. Sir Richard Saltmarsh was one of the knights of that shire 17. Edward II. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Saltmarsh is a a township, in the parish and union of Howden, wapentake
of Howdenshire, in the East Riding of Yorkshire
. "The Hall is a handsome stone mansion, with a well-wooded lawn and pleasure-grounds, the seat of the Saltmarsh family." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Salltmarshe family
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Salltmarshe 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. Salltmarshe has been recorded under many different variations, including Saltmarsh, Saltmarshe and others.
Early Notables of the Salltmarshe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Salltmarshe family to the New World and Oceana
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 Salltmarshe or a variant listed above: Thomas Saltmarsh who was banished to Barbados in 1685.