Early Origins of the Astrup 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 Astrup family
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Astrup Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Astrup family name include Asthorp, Astorpe, Ashtorp, Ashthorpe, Ashtropp, Ashthrupp, Ashtrop, Ashtrope, Astropp and many more.
Early Notables of the Astrup family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Astrup family to Ireland
Some of the Astrup family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Astrup family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Astrup surname or a spelling variation of the name include: 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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