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Stewkelay Early Origins



The surname Stewkelay was first found in Devon 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. Will Stutely or Will Stutly appears in two ballads in "The English and Scottish Popular Ballads," popularly known as the Child Ballads as a prominent member of Robin Hood's Merry Men.

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Stewkelay Spelling Variations


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Stewkelay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stewkely, Stewekly, Stewekley, Stookley, Stookly, Stewkly, Stukely, Stukeley, Stuckey, Stucky, Stuckley, Stuckely, Stutely, Stuteley, Stewtley, Stewetly and many more.

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Stewkelay Early History


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Stewkelay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stewkelay research. Another 373 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1538, 1080, 1091, 1399, 1538, 1455, 1487, 1603, 1625, 1660, 1525 and 1578 are included under the topic Early Stewkelay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stewkelay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stewkelay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stewkelay 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 or some of its variants were: Alice Stewkely, who arrived in Jamaica in 1661; Thomas Stewkley, who arrived in Virginia in 1664; and William Stewkly, who came to America in 1686.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    3. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Stewkelay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stewkelay 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.

    This page was last modified on 20 November 2015 at 08:44.

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