The name Allistend is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the North Riding of Yorkshire
, where the Allistend 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 Allistend family
The surname Allistend was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Allistend family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Allistend research.Another 375 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1219, 1221, 1246, 1349, 1349, 1369, 1683 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Allistend History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Allistend Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Allistend has been spelled many different ways, including Aliston, Alliston, Allistan, Allerston, Alleston, Alsiston, Aleston, Aluerstan, Allerstan and many more.
Early Notables of the Allistend family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Allistend family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Allistends to arrive in North America: 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..