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Where did the English Spratt family come from? What is the English Spratt family crest and coat of arms? When did the Spratt family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Spratt family history?


Spelling variations of this family name include: Spratt, Spratte, Sprat, Sprett, Spret and others.

First found in Dorset where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spratt research. Another 159 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1635, 1713, 1684, 1713 and are included under the topic Early Spratt History in all our PDF Extended History products.


Another 37 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Spratt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the Spratt family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 101 words(7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Spratt Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Spratt settled in Virginia in 1635
  • Mary Spratt settled in New England in 1635
  • Tho Spratt, aged 23, landed in Virginia in 1635
  • Charles Spratt, who arrived in Virginia in 1651
  • John Spratt, who arrived in Maryland in 1660

Spratt Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century

  • Thos Spratt, aged 50, landed in New York, NY in 1803
  • William Spratt, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811
  • Hugh Spratt, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811
  • James Spratt, aged 20, arrived in New York in 1812
  • Andrew Spratt, who landed in New York, NY in 1815


  • John McKee Spratt Jr. (b. 1942), American politician, Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives
  • James Spratt (d. 1880), American electrician and lightning rod salesman from Cincinnati, Ohio who was the first person to manufacture dog biscuits, founder of Spratt's in London, England c. 1860
  • Henry Lee Spratt (1888-1969), American Major League Baseball player
  • George A. Spratt (1870-1934), American inventor and early aircraft designer
  • Thomas Abel Brimage Spratt (1811-1888), English vice-admiral, hydrographer and geologist
  • Isaac Spratt (1799-1876), English toy dealer in London who wrote pamphlets and rule books about croquet and badminton
  • Walter Spratt (b. 1892), English footballer
  • Jimmy Spratt, contemporary Unionist politician from Northern Ireland
  • John M Spratt, American lawyer and director of the Bank of York and 1st Federal Savings & Loan, South Carolina
  • Jonathan Spratt (b. 1986), Welsh international rugby union player



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  1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  11. ...

The Spratt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spratt Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 8 May 2014 at 23:21.

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