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Skechley History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Skechley family


The surname Skechley was first found in Leicestershire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

Early History of the Skechley family


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Skechley Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Sketchley, Skitchley, Skechley, Sketchly, Skechly and others.

Early Notables of the Skechley family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Skechley family to the New World and Oceana


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. Many settled in Philadelphia..

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