Banston History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Banston family

The surname Banston was first found in Champagne, where the family was traced from early times.

Early History of the Banston family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Banston research. Another 160 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1276, 1300, 1400, 1429, 1518, 1524, 1544, 1553, 1684, and 1748 are included under the topic Early Banston History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Banston Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Ban, Bans, Band, Bant, Bands, Bants, Bande, Bandes, Bante, Bantes, Baun, Bauns, Baund, Baunds, Baunt, Baunts, du Ban and many more.

Early Notables of the Banston family (pre 1700)

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New Zealand Banston migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Banston Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • William Banston, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ulcoats" in 1864


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