the argall family

Looking for your Cornish roots, long lost friends/family or just other people with the same family name then try here.
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Spike
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Post by Spike » Tue Feb 28, 2006 7:08 am

hi, im casey ,im 19, and i just resently became fascinated in my family history, i have found out that there is descendants in the argall family from cornwall.......if anyone one has any info on the argall family in general or in cornwall let me know at oi_oi_oi_girl@yahoo.com.au.
any info would be great oh and to nkow you got the right argall family....its the family that includes "sir samual argall" thanks.

Doc.Martin
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Post by Doc.Martin » Tue Feb 28, 2006 7:12 am

I presume you have done the usual google searches?

If not, the above link may be of interest.

Lyskerrys
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Post by Lyskerrys » Tue Feb 28, 2006 4:27 pm

Hi Casey,

The name Argall comes from the Cornish-language word "argal" meaning a retreat (like a winter or summer retreat, not a retreat in battle). "Argal" still exists in place names.

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