The ancient roots of the Allistone family name are in the Anglo-Saxon
culture. The name Allistone comes from when the family lived in the North Riding of Yorkshire
, where the Allistone family took their name from the village of Allerston.
is the site of Stone Age burial mounds known as the Scanridge Dikes.
Early Origins of the Allistone family
The surname Allistone was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Allistone family
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Allistone Spelling Variations
One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations
under which the name Allistone has appeared include Aliston, Alliston, Allistan, Allerston, Alleston, Alsiston, Aleston, Aluerstan, Allerstan and many more.
Early Notables of the Allistone family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Allistone family to the New World and Oceana
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England
was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England
at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Allistone arrived in North America very early: William Alliston, who sailed to Virginia in 1654; and John Alliston to Connecticut in 1726. Joseph Alston was Governor of South Carolina in the early 1800s..