Welcome to Pepperrell/Pepperell Ancestry

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We are braver and wiser because they existed, those strong women and strong men… We are who we are because they were who they were. It’s wise to know where you come from, who called your name. Maya Angelou

The website has been created to publish genealogical material from various sources, both private and public, related to all those who have or had the surname Pepperrell or Pepperell including any variants or deviants found. There are a number of spelling variations of the surname and the major ones of these have also been considered. We do not display personal information relating to living people to protect their privacy. If you notice any incorrect information or you are aware that someone is living and their information is being shown here, please contact me to have it corrected.

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Latest News

Pascoe Pepperrell (1612)

I have just found my earliest mention of the Pepperrell surname as I spell it. The record can be found in Findmypast in the Workhouses & Poor Law collection and …

Why They Came To London

I recently received the last copy of the book “Why They Came To London” by Michael Barefoot from his son. The book is “A study of five selected ancestors who came …

One-Name Study or Not

Before I started the project I reviewed the information available to the public on both The Guild of One-Name Studies and The Surname Society; I am now a member of …