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  • ID: I12141
  • Name: William Edshaw or Edsawe 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1430 in Petworth, Sussex
  • Note: 2

    ?In England the name Edshaw predominates in the Mole Valley area of Surrey where families have lived from the 15thC at least. Sussex is also an important county from the 16thC-18thC where the name is mainly spelt as EDSALL/EDSELL.

    I have registered a One Name Study and collating a database for the EDSER surname and its variants which include:-
    EDSALL: EDSELL:EDSAW: EDSHAW(E):EDSIR(E):EDSOR:
    EDSAU: EGGER(S): EGGYSHAW(E): EDSAN: EDSAU: EDECZER:
    EDSHALL: EDSOW: EDSOWIE: EDSAR(S):EDSUR(S):EDSHALL etc.
    Ann Edser?
    webley@highfield.sagehost.co.uk
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    A William Edsall held land at Westland, as part of the manor of Petworth, in the 17th century.
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    A family called Edsaw lived at Fittleworth House, Fittleworth, Sussex, in the 18th and 19th century.
  • _UID: F780BE14688249E195E17B31ADB50BF6E216
  • Change Date: 6 MAY 2013



    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
    • Married: ABT 1455 1
    Children
    1. Has No Children Alice Edshaw b: ABT 1456 in Petworth, Sussex

    Sources:
    1. Text: IGI
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: Petworth Manor in the Seventeenth Century
      Author: Lord Leconfield
      Date: 1954
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