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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



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    5. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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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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