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Early Origins of the Sindel family

The surname Sindel was first found in Yorkshire where the name is derived from a geographical locality. 'of Sandal,' a parish, now Sandal Magna, near Wakefield, Yorkshire. Long Sandall, a parish four miles from Doncaster. [1] [2]

"This place is of high antiquity, and was long the baronial seat of the lords of Wakefield, of whom John Plantagenet, the last Earl of Warren, erected a strong castle here about the year 1320, which in the reign of Edward III. was occupied by Edward Balliol, one of the competitors for the throne of Scotland. The castle became the property of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York, who fell in the battle of Wakefield, in 1460; and was subsequently the residence of his son, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, afterwards Richard III." [3]

The Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls list: Johannes de Sandall (1379); and Isabella de Sandale (1370) as both residing there at that time. (Barsley)

Further to the north in Scotland, John de Sandall or de Sandele, appears as Camerarius Scocie, c. 1361 and was listed as an Englishman. [4]

John de Sandale (died 1319), was Bishop of Winchester and Chancellor and "was probably a native of Yorkshire." [5]

Early History of the Sindel family

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Sindel Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Sendall, Sendell, Sindall, Sindell, Sendal, Sindel, Sindal and many more.

Early Notables of the Sindel family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Sindel family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Lower, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  3. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  4. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  5. ^ Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print on Facebook