Early Origins of the Bassingthwaite family
Cumberland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bassingthwaite family
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Early Notables of the Bassingthwaite family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bassingthwaite family to the New World and Oceana
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Bassingthwaite surname who came to North America were: John Basingthwayte who settled in Virginia in 1622.
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