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Cathro Early Origins



The surname Cathro was first found in Angus (Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland, and present day Council Area of Angus, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire, where they held a family seat in their territories of Strcathro. The Pictish influence on Scottish history diminished after Kenneth Macalpine became King of all Scotland. But those east coast families still played an important role in government and were more accessible to Government than their western highland counterparts. Allegiances were important to Scottish middle age survival. Later they held a family seat at Perth when William Cathraw was a businessman in 1509.

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Cathro Spelling Variations


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Cathro Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cathro, Cathraw, Cathrope, Cathrow, Cathroe and many more.

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Cathro Early History


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Cathro Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cathro research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 174 and 1745 are included under the topic Early Cathro History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cathro Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cathro Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cathro 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cathro Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Cathro, aged 27, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "New Era" in 1855
  • Isabella Cathro, aged 25, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "New Era" in 1855
  • John Cathro, aged 3, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "New Era" in 1855
  • James Cathro, aged under 1, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "New Era" in 1855
  • Mary Cathro, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blue Jacket" in 1865
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cathro (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cathro (post 1700)



  • John J. Cathro (1842-1909), American Republican politician, Painter and decorator; Farmer; Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Alpena District, 1895-96 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Cathro Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
  2. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  5. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
  6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
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The Cathro Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cathro 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 20 October 2015 at 15:20.

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