Astinton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Astinton family
The surname Astinton was first found in Selkirk, where they held a family seat in their territories. The Norman influence on Scottish history considerably influenced the crown and government in the period between King Malcolm Canmore (1058-1093) and King David (1124-1153). Many Norman nobles were either invited or escaped into Scotland following the example of Margeret, wife of Malcolm Canmore, who actively recruited these Normans to their court. Originally from the Castle ward at Roxburgh, they were granted lands at Ashkirk, Selkirk by King William of Scotland about 1180.
Early History of the Astinton family
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Astinton Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Sinton, Synton, Syntone, Syntune, Sintone, Sancton and many more.
Early Notables of the Astinton family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Astinton family to Ireland
Some of the Astinton family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 111 words (8 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 Astinton family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 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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