The roots of the Anglo-Saxon
name Awluerstane come from when the family resided in the North Riding of Yorkshire
, where the Awluerstane 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 Awluerstane family
The surname Awluerstane was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Awluerstane family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Awluerstane 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 Awluerstane History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Awluerstane Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Awluerstane has been recorded under many different variations, including Aliston, Alliston, Allistan, Allerston, Alleston, Alsiston, Aleston, Aluerstan, Allerstan and many more.
Early Notables of the Awluerstane family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Awluerstane family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England
made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Awluerstane or a variant listed above: 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..