Norman Conquest of England of 1066 brought the Buttery family name to the British Isles. They lived in Northampton. The name Buttery refers to the family's original place of residence, Boteri in Falaise, Normandy, where they lived prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066.
Early Origins of the Buttery family
Northampton where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Buttery family
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Buttery Spelling Variations
A multitude of spelling variations characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Buttery, Buttry, Butry and others.
Early Notables of the Buttery family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Buttery family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families left England, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Buttery or a variant listed above:
Buttery Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Buttery Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Buttery Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Buttery Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Buttery (post 1700)
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