Shakle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Shakle 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 Shakle family
The surname Shakle 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 Shakle family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shakle 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 Shakle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Shakle Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Shackleton, Shackle, Sheckleton and others.
Early Notables of the Shakle 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...
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Migration of the Shakle family to Ireland
Some of the Shakle 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.
Shakle migration to Australia +
Emigration to Australia
followed the First Fleets
of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Shakle Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- William Shakle, English convict from Worcester, who was transported aboard the "Adamant" on March 16, 1821, settling in New South Wales, Australia 
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