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Shapelay Early Origins



The surname Shapelay was first found in Devon 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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Shapelay Spelling Variations


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Shapelay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Shapleigh, Shapley and others.

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Shapelay Early History


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Shapelay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shapelay research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1762, 1414, 1410, 1414, 1427, 1414, 1417, 1419, 1420 and 1427 are included under the topic Early Shapelay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shapelay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shapelay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include John Shapleigh (died 1414), of Exeter, Devon, an English politician, Member of the Parliament of England for Exeter in...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shapelay Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nicholas Shapleigh settled in Maine in 1630; James Shapley arrived in Philadelphia in 1878.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    11. ...

    The Shapelay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shapelay Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 June 2014 at 11:24.

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