This interesting name of Medieval English origin is locational from places so called in Essex, Kent and Leicester, and is derived from the Old English elements '(ge)heald', a shelter or stable for animals, and 'stede', a place or building, thus a place of shelter for cattle. Halstead in Essex is first recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as 'Haltesteda' in the Feet of Fines of 1202 as 'Haudested' and in 1218 as 'Haldstede'. The place in Kent appears as 'Halsted' in the Feet of Fines of 1201 and Halstead in Leicester as 'Elstede' (Domesday Book of 1086). During the Middle Ages people migrating from their places of birth would often adopt the village name as a means of identification, thus resulting in a wide dispersal of the name. One Jeremy Halsted married Margaret Pickeridge on May 12th 1591 at St. Mary le Bow, London. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Ralph de Halsteda, which was dated 1181, Poll Tax Records, Suffolk, during the reign of King Henry 11, 'The Builder of Churches', 1154-1189. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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