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Shackleford History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Shackleford 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 Shackleford family


The surname Shackleford 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 Shackleford family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shackleford research.
Another 98 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1246, 1302, 1280, 1601, 1602, 1697, 1771, 1862, 1728 and 1792 are included under the topic Early Shackleford History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Shackleford Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Shackleton, Shackle, Sheckleton and others.

Early Notables of the Shackleford family (pre 1700)


Notables of this surname at this time include: Abraham Shackleton (1697-1771), English schoolmaster, the youngest of six children, was born at Shackleton House, near Bingley in the West Riding of Yorkshire. His parents were Quakers. He moved to Ireland, and became a tutor to the children of...
Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shackleford Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Shackleford family to Ireland


Some of the Shackleford family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 64 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Shackleford family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Shackleford Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Shackleford, aged 25, a bricklayer, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Telegraph"

Contemporary Notables of the name Shackleford (post 1700)


  • Charles Edward Shackleford (1966-2017), American professional NBA basketball player who played from 1988 to 1998
  • William Shackleford, American politician, Mayor of Bellaire, Ohio, 1954 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Thomas M. Shackleford, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1888; Justice of Florida State Supreme Court, 1902-17; Chief Justice of Florida State Supreme Court, 1905-09 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Robert M. Shackleford Jr. (1920-1988), American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1964; Chair of Clarke County Republican Party, 1964-76 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Rachel Shackleford, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 2004 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Mary Shackleford, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1952 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Louis P. Shackleford, American Republican politician, Member of Republican National Committee from Alaska Territory, 1908; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1912, 1916 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Les E. Shackleford, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 3rd District, 1976 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • J. N. Shackleford (d. 1921), American politician, Member of West Virginia State Senate 10th District, 1921 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Howard L. Shackleford Sr., American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1974 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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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