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Shackelton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Shackelton surname was a habitational name created from the place named Shackleton in the parish of Halifax, West 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


The surname Shackelton was first found in 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


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


  • William Shackelton, American cameraman, known for his work in Cherry Crush (2007), The Hammer (2010) and The Aggression Scale (2012)
  • Richard Shackelton, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Warren County, 1830-31 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John H. Shackelton, American politician, Mayor of Saginaw, Michigan, 1887-88 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James M. Shackelton, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1904; Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1906 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George J. Shackelton, American politician, Village President of Clam Lake, Michigan, 1874, 1875 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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