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Early Origins of the Seegrove family


The surname Seegrove 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. [1]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." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.


Early History of the Seegrove family


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Seegrove Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Segrave, Seagrave, Segrove and others.

Early Notables of the Seegrove 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...
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Migration of the Seegrove family to Ireland


Some of the Seegrove family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Seegrove 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..

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Citations


  1. ^ Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.


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