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Segrave History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Segrave family


The surname Segrave 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 Segrave family


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Segrave Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Segrave 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 Segrave family to Ireland


Some of the Segrave family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Segrave family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Segrave Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Joan Segrave, who settled in Virginia in 1654 with her husband
  • Josue Segrave, who arrived in Virginia in 1654 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Segrave Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Segrave, who settled in Virginia in 1765

Segrave Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Segrave, who settled in New London, Conn. in 1820

Contemporary Notables of the name Segrave (post 1700)


  • Henry O’Neal de hane Segrave (1896-1930), British holder of three land speed records and a water speed record, eponym of The Segrave Trophy

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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.
  3. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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