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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    5. 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.
    6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. 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.
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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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