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Charters Early Origins



The surname Charters was first found in Devon, where they held a family seat from early times after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Charters Spelling Variations


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Charters Spelling Variations



The many spelling variations in Medieval Scottish names result from the fact that scribes in that era spelled words according to sound. Translation too, was an undeveloped science, and many names were altered into complete obscurity. Over the years Charters has been spelled Charteris, Charters, Charter, Charteres, Chartteris, Chartters and many more.

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Charters Early History


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Charters Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Charters research. Another 445 words (32 lines of text) covering the years 1166, 1249, 1296, 1361, 1593, 1597, 1621, 1625, 1628, 1639, 1641, 1523, 1527, 1467, 1565, 1628, 1599, 1620, 1625, 1700 and are included under the topic Early Charters History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Charters Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Charters Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Charters Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Charters In Ireland


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Charters In Ireland



Some of the Charters family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



To escape the uncertainties and discrimination faced in Scotland, many decided to head out for North America. Once they arrived, many Scots fought with relish in the American War of Independence; some went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. Many ancestors of these Scots have recovered their lost national heritage in the 20th century through Clan organizations and Scottish historical societies. Among the settlers to North America were:

Charters Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Lawrence Charters, who settled in St. Christopher in 1716

Charters Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Charters, who landed in New York in 1817 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Samuel Charters, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1841

Charters Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Edward Charters, aged 25, a smith, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Lady Campbell" in 1833
  • Susanna Charters, aged 24, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Lady Campbell" in 1833

Charters Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mary Charters, aged 53, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Confiance" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 13th September 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Confiance 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/confiance1854.shtml.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Charters (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Charters (post 1700)



  • Spencer Charters (1875-1943), American film actor who appeared in over 220 films
  • Samuel Barclay Charters (b. 1929), American music historian and writer
  • Ann Charters (b. 1936), American professor of English
  • Stephen Charters, American politician, Mayor of Ansonia, Connecticut, 1904-11 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James B. Charters, American politician, Mayor of Dixon, Illinois, 1862 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Samuel Charters (1863-1943), Ontario newspaper publisher and politician
  • Keith Charters (b. 1965), British author and publisher
  • John Charters, New Zealand 1938 British Empire Games bronze medalist rower
  • James Christian Charters (b. 1988), British musician, DJ and rapper
  • Harvey Charters (1912-1995), Canadian Olympic medalist canoer
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Charters Historic Events


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Charters Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. David Charters (d. 1912), aged 28, Irish Third Class passenger from Ballinalee, Longford who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

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Charters Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ South Australian Register Wednesday 13th September 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Confiance 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/confiance1854.shtml.
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

Other References

  1. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  6. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  10. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
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The Charters Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Charters 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 21 June 2016 at 07:44.

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