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Chartres Surname History




Early Origins of the Chartres family


The surname Chartres was first found in Devon, where they held a family seat from early times after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

Early History of the Chartres family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chartres research.
Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1166, 1249, 1296, 1361, 1593, 1597, 1621, 1625, 1628, 1639, 1641, 1523, 1527, 1467, 1565, 1628, 1599, 1620, 1625, 1700 and are included under the topic Early Chartres History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Chartres Spelling Variations


The many spelling variations in Medieval Scottish names result from the fact that scribes in that era spelled words according to sound. Translation too, was an undeveloped science, and many names were altered into complete obscurity. Over the years Chartres has been spelled Charteris, Charters, Charter, Charteres, Chartteris, Chartters and many more.

Early Notables of the Chartres family (pre 1700)


Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chartres Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Chartres family to Ireland


Some of the Chartres family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 69 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Chartres family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Chartres Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Eliza Chartres, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Trafalgar" in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TRAFALGAR 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Trafalgar.htm
  • James Chartres, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Trafalgar" in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TRAFALGAR 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Trafalgar.htm
  • Rose Chartres, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Trafalgar" in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TRAFALGAR 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Trafalgar.htm

Chartres Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mr. J. Chartres, British settler travelling from Plymouth aboard the ship "Tongariro" arriving in Port Chalmers, Dunedin, Otago, South Island, New Zealand in 1887 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html

Contemporary Notables of the name Chartres (post 1700)


  • Chartres Brew (1815-1870), Irish-born Chief Constable and judge in the Colony of British Columbia, eponym of three locations of Mount Brew, British Columbia

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TRAFALGAR 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Trafalgar.htm
  2. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html


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