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Woolfall Early Origins



The surname Woolfall was first found in Lancashire 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 year 1220 when Richard de Wolfal held estates in that shire.

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Woolfall Spelling Variations


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Woolfall Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wolfall, Wolfale, Wolfail, Wolfhall, Woolfall, Wulfhall, Wulfall, Woolfal and many more.

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Woolfall Early History


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Woolfall Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Woolfall research. Another 390 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, 1578, 1589, 1600, and 1610 are included under the topic Early Woolfall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Woolfall Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Woolfall Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Woolfall 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: those who settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Woolfall (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Woolfall (post 1700)



  • Thomas Woolfall (b. 1871), English professional footballer
  • Alan Francis Woolfall (b. 1956), English former football forward
  • Daniel Burley Woolfall (1852-1918), English football administrator, 2nd president of FIFA (1906-1918)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Woolfall Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Woolfall 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 January 2013 at 11:09.

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