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Attainstom Early Origins



The surname Attainstom was first found in Midlothian, an area that borders the Scottish Borders, East Lothian and the City of Edinburgh council areas, near MacMerry.

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Attainstom Spelling Variations


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Attainstom Spelling Variations



The name Attainstom, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Adaistone, Adenston, Adiestoun, Adieston, Adistone, Adistone, Aldinston, Adingston and many more.

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Attainstom Early History


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Attainstom Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Attainstom research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1200 and 1600 are included under the topic Early Attainstom History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Attainstom Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Attainstom Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Attainstom family, or who bore a variation of the surname Attainstom were Thomas Adinston who settled in Virginia in 1645.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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    The Attainstom Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Attainstom Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 January 2014 at 10:57.

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