on 25/9/01 5:12 am, Cardi2(a)aol.com at Cardi2(a)aol.com wrote:
Timothy Stackpole was a New York City Fireman who was buried today.
his life at the WTC. As I heard his name, I thought, isn't that a
My guess is that he was of irish descent. I read in the newspapers that most
NYC firemen were of either Irish or Italian descent. This is what John and
Sheila Rowlands ("The Surnames of Wales") have to say:
"The Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland, led from Pembrokeshire, took Welsh
place-names into the body of Irish surnames: Angle (Nagle), Carew (Carey),
Prendergast, Stackpole, from Pembrokeshire; Barry, Cardiff, Gogan from
Stackpole Elidor is a parish in south Pembrokeshire, and the name comes from
a crusader Sir Leonard de Stackpole. I think he must have been a descendant
of the 11th century Norman invaders. Stackpole Court was his home and this
is in St Petrox parish. There is an effigy of him in St Petrox church.
source "Historic Houses of Pembrokeshire"