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Bonthreyn Early Origins



The surname Bonthreyn was first found in Northumberland where the name was originally Bontaveron. They moved north into Scotland where they settled about 1300 in Fife.

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Bonthreyn Spelling Variations


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Bonthreyn Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Bonthreyn occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Bonthron, Bonthrone, Bontaverone, Bontavern, Bonthorne, Bonthorn, Bonython and many more.

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Bonthreyn Early History


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Bonthreyn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bonthreyn research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1548, 1617, 1643 and 1680 are included under the topic Early Bonthreyn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bonthreyn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bonthreyn Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bonthreyn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Bonthreyn, or a spelling variation of the surname include: Richard Bonython who settled in Maine in 1629.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
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    The Bonthreyn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bonthreyn 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 22 May 2014 at 15:35.

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