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Skipsey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Skipsey family


The surname Skipsey was first found in Northumberland 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 in Yorkshire and referenced in the year 1415 when Robert Skipse.

Early History of the Skipsey family


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Skipsey Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Skipsey, Skipsy, Skipsie, Skipsee, Skipsea and others.

Early Notables of the Skipsey family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Skipsey 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..

Contemporary Notables of the name Skipsey (post 1700)


  • Joseph Skipsey (1832-1903), British poet, born near North Shields

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