Name: William Edshaw or Edsawe 1
Birth: ABT 1430 in Petworth, Sussex
Change Date: 6 MAY 2013
?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.
A William Edsall held land at Westland, as part of the manor of Petworth, in the 17th century.
A family called Edsaw lived at Fittleworth House, Fittleworth, Sussex, in the 18th and 19th century.
- Alice Edshaw b: ABT 1456 in Petworth, Sussex
- Text: IGI
- Type: Book
Periodical: Petworth Manor in the Seventeenth Century
Author: Lord Leconfield