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The surname Tegg was first found in Nottingham where they were known as the Barons Tyes and even before the Conquest were a family great significance in that shire and in the county of Rutland. However, one of the first records of the name was found much further to the south at Mousehole in Cornwall. " This place, which is also called Port Enys, is situated on the western shore of Mount's bay in the English Channel; and though at present only a large fishing-village, was formerly of considerable importance. In 1293, Henry de Tyes obtained for it the grant of a market on Tuesday, to which was afterwards added a fair on the festival of St. Barnabas." 
Spelling variations of this family name include: Tye, Tee, Tyes, Tigh and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tegg research. Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1299, 1313, 1321, 1342, 1350, 1324, 1505, 1572, 1620 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Tegg History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 103 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tegg Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Tegg family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 73 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Richard Tees arrived in Philadelphia in 1871; Alexander Teas arrived in Philadelphia in 1830; Charles, Daniel, Edward, James, John, Michael, and Patrick Tighe, arrived from Ireland between 1829 and 1866.
The Tegg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tegg 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 10 February 2016 at 10:19.