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The present generation of the Selliox family is only the most recent to bear a name that dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name comes from having lived in the parish of Sellick found in the county of Herefordshire. The surname Selliox is a habitation name which forms a broad category of surnames that were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. As a general rule, the greater the distance between an individual and their homeland, the larger the territory they were named after. For example, a person who only moved to another parish would be known by the name of their original village, while people who migrated to a different country were often known by the name of a region or country from which they came.

Selliox Early Origins



The surname Selliox was first found in Herefordshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Selliox Early History


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Selliox Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Selliox research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1250 and 1450 are included under the topic Early Selliox History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Selliox Spelling Variations


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Selliox Spelling Variations



Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Selliox include Sellick, Selleck, Sellock, Sellock, Sellecke, Seliock, Sellighe, Sellioke and many more.

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Selliox Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Selliox Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Selliox were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: Samuel Sellick settled in Virginia in 1654; Nathanial Sellich settled in Philadelphia in 1764.

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