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Wigfield Early Origins



The surname Wigfield was first found in Derbyshire 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.

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Wigfield Spelling Variations


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Wigfield Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wigall, Wigfol, Wigfal, Wigfull, Wigfoll, Wickfoll, Wickfall, Wickfill, Wigfil, Wigfill, Wigfell, Wigfell, Wickfell, Wikfel, Whigfall, Whigfull and many more.

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Wigfield Early History


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Wigfield Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wigfield research. Another 310 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Wigfield History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wigfield Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wigfield Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wigfield 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:

Wigfield Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ellen A. Wigfield, aged 37, who landed in America from England, in 1892
  • S. J. Wigfield, aged 33, who landed in America from Birmingham, in 1893

Wigfield Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alice Wigfield, aged 44, who emigrated to the United States from Swinton, in 1905
  • Frank H. Wigfield, aged 40, who settled in America from Nottingham, England, in 1911
  • Wigfield, aged 44, who landed in America, in 1912

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wigfield (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wigfield (post 1700)



  • Ralph Wigfield, American Democrat politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from Livingston County; Elected 1964
  • Timothy Byram- Wigfield, English organist and conductor

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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    The Wigfield Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wigfield 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 23 November 2016 at 14:57.

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