England following the Norman Conquest in 1066 they brought their family name with them. They lived in Leicestershire, at Stapleford.
Early Origins of the Stableford family
Leicestershire where they held a family seat at Stapleford from very early times, and were conjecturally descended from Henry de Ferrers who was a Norman noble from Ferrieres-St-Hilaire in Bacquepuits in Normandy and were known as the Lords of Ferrers. This noble was granted the lands of Stapleford.
Early History of the Stableford family
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Stableford Spelling Variations
Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence in the eras before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate regularly changed the spellings of their names as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Stableford have been found, including Stapelford, Stapilford, Stapleford and others.
Early Notables of the Stableford family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Stableford family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Stableford Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Stableford (post 1700)
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