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The Toghill surname is derived from an Old Norse personal name, which was in common use throughout England during the Middle Ages.

Toghill Early Origins



The surname Toghill was first found in Yorkshire 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 11th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Toghill Spelling Variations


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Toghill Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Thirkell, Thirkeld, Thirkill, Thirkel, Thirkle, Thirkill, Therkle, Therkill, Therkill, Therkill, Therkeld, Thurkell, Thurkettel, Thurkettle, Thirkettle, Thurtle, Thorkill, Thurkill, Thirhill, Therkhill, Turkell, Tirkell, Terkill, Turgell, Turgill, Tergill, Toghill, Tirchell, Tirchill and many more.

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Toghill Early History


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Toghill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Toghill research. Another 343 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1190, 1510, 1600, 1415, 1420, 1487, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Toghill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Toghill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Toghill Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Toghill 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:

Toghill Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Toghill, aged 20, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1834
  • Michael Toghill, aged 18, arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1834
  • Nancy Toghill, aged 14, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1834
  • Peter Toghill, aged 16, arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1834

Toghill Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Edward Toghill, aged 36, a labourer, arrived in Hawkes Bay aboard the ship "Queen of the North" in 1874

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. 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. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
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    The Toghill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Toghill 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 28 May 2014 at 13:34.

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