Early records of the name include:
- William de Tikehill, 1175, Pipe Rolls of Yorkshire
- Roger de Tikell,1327, Subsidy Rolls of Derbyshire
In 1380, Richard II of England introduced a new tax called the Poll Tax, which everyone on the tax register had to pay. These are Tickle entries on the register at that time.
- Nicholaus de Tikhill, 1377, Poll Tax Carlisle, Cumbria
- Johanne de Tykel,1377, Poll Tax Kingston-upon-Hull, Yorks
- Willelmo de Tickhill, 1377, Poll Tax York
- Alicia Tikill, 1379, Poll Tax Cotness, Yorks
- Johannes Tykell, 1381, Poll Tax Wheldrake, Yorks
- Rogerus Tykyl, 1381, Poll Tax, Cowlam, Yorks
- Willelmus de Tykull, 1381, Poll Tax Golborne, Lancs
The International Genealogical Index (IGI) is a database of genealogical records compiled by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (the Mormons) from various sources. It contains these early entries:
- William Tickell, 1540, IGI Nantwich Cheshire
- John Tickle, 1566, IGI Crosthwaite, Cumbria
- Elizabeth Tickle, 1569, IGI Crosthwaite, Cumbria
- Eliz. Tickle, 1599, IGI Frodsham, Cheshire
- John Tickle, 1619, IGI Prescot, Lancs
Migration to North America
Peirce Tickle settled in New England in 1699.
Migration to Australia
Tickles who migrated to Australia in the 19th century include Thomas Tickle in 1840, Joseph Tickle in 1848, and James & Mary Tickle, with infant daughter, Ellen, who arrived in 1849. They all arrived at Adelaide.
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