Battinson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Battinson is one of the names that was brought to England in the wave of migration following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Battinson family name comes from the Old English given name Batte, a pet form of Bartholomew.
Early Origins of the Battinson family
The surname Battinson was first found in Somerset, where the “family of Batten have been seated for nearly six centuries. They are considered of Flemish origin. Among eminent merchants of the staple (wool-trade) temp. Edward I., were several De Beteyns and Batyns.” 
Important Dates for the Battinson family
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Battinson Spelling Variations
Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence in the eras before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate regularly changed the spellings of their names as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Battinson have been found, including Batten, Battin, Battyne, Baten, Batin, Batton and many more.
Early Notables of the Battinson family (pre 1700)
Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Sir William Batten (c. 1600-1667), an English naval officer and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1661 to 1667; and Henry Beighton (1687-1743), an English engineer and surveyor...
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Battinson migration to Australia
Emigration to Australia
followed the First Fleets
of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Battinson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Jane Battinson, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Baboo" in 1840 
- ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
- ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BABOO 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Baboo.htm