Early Origins of the Seagreaves family
The surname Seagreaves was first found in Leicestershire
where early records show: Stephen de Segrave (c.1171-1241), medieval Chief Justiciar of England; Gilbert de Segrave (d. 1254), Bishop of London; Nicholas de Segrave, 1st Baron
Segrave (d. 1295); and Gilbert Segrave (died 1316), Bishop of London from 1313 to 1316. CITATION[CLOSE]
Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print
The parish of Meriden, Warwickshire was of significance to the family in early times. "This place, anciently Alspath, formed part of the possessions of the Countess Godiva in 1043, and in the 12th of Edward II. was the property of John de Segrave, who obtained for the inhabitants the grant of a weekly market and an annual fair." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Seagreaves family
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Early Notables of the Seagreaves family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: Robert Seagrave (1693-1760?), English divine, son of Robert Seagrave, vicar of Twyford, Leicestershire
, (1687-1720.) He was one of the earliest to join the Oxford methodist movement, and... Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Seagreaves Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Seagreaves family to Ireland
Some of the Seagreaves family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Seagreaves family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joan Segrave settled in Virginia in 1654 with her husband; James Segrave settled in Virginia in 1765; John Segrave settled in New London, Conn. in 1820..
Contemporary Notables of the name Seagreaves (post 1700)
- Skip Seagreaves (b. 1982), Canadian football offensive tackle for the Montreal Alouettes
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- ^ Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print
- ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.