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Saturlay History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The ancient roots of the Saturlay family name are in the Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Saturlay comes from when the family lived in the ancient chapelry of Satterthwaite found near Hawkeshead in Lancashire. This surname was originally derived from the Old English elements soetr meaning shield and pveit meaning pasture. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)


Early Origins of the Saturlay family


The surname Saturlay was first found in Cumbria at Satterthwaite, historically in Lancashire. The village dates back to at least 1336 when it was listed as Sterthwayt. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Early History of the Saturlay family


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Saturlay Spelling Variations


One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Saturlay has appeared include Satterthwaite, Satherthwaite, Satterthwater and many more.

Early Notables of the Saturlay family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Saturlay family to the New World and Oceana


At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Saturlay arrived in North America very early: James Satterthwaite settled in New Jersey in 1678.

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  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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