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Welcome to the website dedicated to the Scholes surname and to
Scholes families World-Wide.
On this site you will find:
Hello to all Scholes out there
Learn about where our
unique surname comes from, how we are spread around the world,
villages which carry our name and hold the secret of its derivation,
and discover a genuine Scholes Coat of Arms.
Read messages from Scholes from all over the world, maybe find a
relative, and leave us a message too (please!)
Updated August 2011
Our surname may well have been derived from our ancestors living in one
of the Scholes villages in the North of England, over 700 years ago.
If so, this is our ancestral homeland!
This tremendous ancestral database represents a "work in
progress" attempt to build a comprehensive Scholes Family
Tree. With records starting in 1322, and containing
details of over 15,000 individuals in over 3,500 web pages of data
obtained from UK and US sources, you may find the size of this data
set overwhelming, but it may help you trace back your own branch of
the family. We need your help to make it more complete.
photographs, publications relating to individual Scholes families and family
lines. If you have a family history or story to tell, please let us know.
Links to other Scholes connected sites, meet some famous family
members, and discover Scholes Hall and Scholes International Airport!
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relatives, or locations