Early Origins of the Suffill family
Norfolk where conjecturally, the surname is descended from the tenant of the lands of Baron Suffield who was recorded in the Domesday Book census of 1086.
One of the first of the family on record was Walter Suffield (died 1257), an English cleric, Bishop of Norwich (1244-1257.) Apparently, he was an eloquent preacher, and showed generosity to the poor. In 1249, he founded St. Giles's Hospital in Norwich to provide care for the poor which is still in use today.
Early History of the Suffill family
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Suffill Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Suffield, Suffell, Suffill and others.
Early Notables of the Suffill family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Suffill family to Ireland
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Migration of the Suffill family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Suffield, who was recorded in Toronto in the Ontario census of 1871; as well as Robert Suffield, who came to Colorado in 1888.
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