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.
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of this family name include: Stanshall, Stanshale, Stanshill, Stanshull, Stansholl, Stanhill, Stanhull, Stanall and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Wm. Stansell, who came to Virginia in 1678; John Stansell, who arrived in Virginia in 1683; as well as H. Stansell, who arrived in New York, NY in 1860..