Yorkshire. The place name is thought to derive from the Old English word "scacol," which describes a "tongue of land" and "tun," meaning "enclosure," or "settlement."
Early Origins of the Shackelton family
Northumberland 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.
Early History of the Shackelton family
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Shackelton Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Shackleton, Shackle, Sheckleton and others.
Early Notables of the Shackelton family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Shackelton family to Ireland
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Migration of the Shackelton family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Margaret Shackleton, a bonded passenger, who arrived in America in 1751; Edward Shackleton, a bonded passenger, who arrived in Maryland in 1758; Thomas G. Shackleton, on record as a British Alien in America in 1810.
Contemporary Notables of the name Shackelton (post 1700)
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