Shrigley History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Shrigley family

The surname Shrigley was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the manor of Shrigley some say, before the Norman Conquest of England by Duke William of Normandy in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Shrigley family

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Shrigley Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Srigley, Shrigley, Shrugley, Shrickley, Shrigly and others.

Early Notables of the Shrigley family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Shrigley family to Ireland

Some of the Shrigley family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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United States Shrigley migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Shrigley Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Deborah Shrigley, who arrived in Maryland in 1671 [1]
  • Samuel Shrigley, who landed in Maryland in 1680 [1]
  • Samuel Shrigley, who was on record in Maryland in 1680
Shrigley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Mary Shrigley, who arrived in New York, NY in 1821
  • George Shrigley, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1854

New Zealand Shrigley migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Shrigley Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Miss Emma Shrigley, (b. 1851), aged 23, British settler travelling from England aboard the ship "Varuna" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 27th May 1874 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Shrigley (post 1700) +

  • David Shrigley (b. 1968), English visual artist


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html


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