Early Origins of the Asthorp family
Lincolnshire at Aisthorpe, a parish, in the wapentake of Lawress, parts of Lindsey. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print. The family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Asthorp family
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Asthorp Spelling Variations
hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Asthorp include Asthorp, Astorpe, Ashtorp, Ashthorpe, Ashtropp, Ashthrupp, Ashtrop, Ashtrope, Astropp and many more.
Early Notables of the Asthorp family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Asthorp family to Ireland
Some of the Asthorp family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Asthorp family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Asthorp were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
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