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The name Stansfield was brought to England in the great wave of migration following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Stansfield family lived in Yorkshire. Checking further we found the name was derived from the Old English "stan," meaning "stony," and "feld," meaning "field."

Stansfield Early Origins



The surname Stansfield was first found in Lancashire at Worsthorn, a township, in the parochial chapelry and poor-law union of Burnley, parish of Whalley, Higherdivision of the hundred of Blackburn. "Worsthorn, or Wrdest, belonged to Henry de Wrdest in the reign of Stephen or Henry II.; and was granted in that of Edward II., by Henry de Lacy, to the Stansfield family." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
"Audenshaw Lodge [in Audenshaw, Lancashire], an agreeable seat, was for many generations in the possession of the Stanfields: there are several other ancient and some handsome and neat mansions in the division." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Stansfield Spelling Variations


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Stansfield Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stanfield, Standfield, Stansfield and others.

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Stansfield Early History


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Stansfield Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stansfield research. Another 275 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1508, 1587 and 1839 are included under the topic Early Stansfield History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stansfield Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stansfield Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Stansfield Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stansfield Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John and Maria Stansfield arrived in New York in 1822 with four children
  • Wiulliam Stansfield, aged 27, who arrived in America from Yorkshire, in 1892

Stansfield Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ethel Stansfield, aged 28, who arrived in America from London, in 1903
  • Oliver Stansfield, aged 11, who arrived in America from Enderfield, in 1904
  • Rowland Stansfield, aged 3, who arrived in America from Egremont, Cheshire, in 1906
  • John Stansfield, aged 71, who arrived in America from Manchester, England, in 1907
  • Arthur Stansfield, aged 26, who arrived in America from Hebden Bridges, England, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Stansfield Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. John Stansfield U.E. from Pennsylvania, USA who settled in Crowland [Welland], Regional Municipality of Niagara, Ontario c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Stansfield Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Wilfred Stansfield, aged 28, who arrived in Toronto, Canada, in 1912
  • Edgar Stansfield, aged 44, who arrived in Edmonton, Canada, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stansfield (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stansfield (post 1700)



  • Anita Stansfield (b. 1961), American Latter-day Saint romance novelist
  • R. T. Stansfield, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1908
  • Bernard E. Stansfield, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, 1932-34
  • Bert Stansfield, English former manager of the football clubs Carlisle United and Norwich City
  • James Edward Stansfield (b. 1978), English former professional footballer from Dewsbury
  • Claire Stansfield (b. 1964), English actress, director, fashion designer and former model from London
  • Adam Stansfield (1978-2010), English football striker
  • Lisa Stansfield (b. 1966), English singer and songwriter
  • Dame Grace Stansfield DBE (1898-1979), original name of Gracie Fields, the English actress, singer and comedienne
  • Fred Stansfield (b. 1917), Welsh former international footballer from Cardiff
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Stansfield Historic Events


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Stansfield Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Albert Stansfield, British Stoker 1st Class, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and died during the sinking

RMS Lusitania


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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Nosce teipsum
Motto Translation: Know thyself.


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Stansfield Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  9. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  11. ...

The Stansfield Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stansfield Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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