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Cherrington Early Origins



The surname Cherrington was first found in Wiltshire at Sherrington, a village and civil parish on the River Wylye in Wiltshire where remains of a motte-and-bailey castle, presumably from late in the 11th or early in the 12th century can still be found today. By 1252, Sherrington had a parish church dedicated to Saints Cosmas and Damian in 1341. However the village dates back to 896 when it was listed as Scoranston, but later was spelt Scarenstone in the Domesday Book [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
and meant "stone or rock on a steep slope" from the Old English "scir + "wudu". [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
The Cherrington variant originates in Shropshire at Cherrington, a village in the civil parish of Tibberton and Cherrington which dates back to the Domesday Book where it was listed as Cerlintone and later in 1230 as Cherington. The place name literally means "estate associated with a man called Ceorra," having derived from the Old English personal name + -ing + tun [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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Cherrington Spelling Variations


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Cherrington Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sherrington, Sherington, Cherrington and others.

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Cherrington Early History


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Cherrington Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cherrington research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cherrington History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cherrington Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cherrington Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cherrington Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Cherrington, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1868 [3]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)

Cherrington Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Stephen Cherrington, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Nimroud" in 1864
  • Rebecca Cherrington, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Nimroud" in 1864
  • Isaac Cherrington, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Nimroud" in 1864
  • Harriet Cherrington, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Nimroud" in 1864

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cherrington (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cherrington (post 1700)



  • Ernest Cherrington (1877-1950), American temperance journalist
  • Thomas Cherrington, American Republican politician, Circuit Judge in Ohio 4th Circuit, 1885-1911
  • Stanley Cherrington, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Ohio auditor of state, 1928
  • Henry W. Cherrington, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1944
  • Grace Anne Cherrington, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Ohio, 2012
  • Amyot W. Cherrington, American politician, Mayor of Springville, Utah, 1954
  • Norman Cherrington (1935-2010), English professional rugby league footballer
  • Te Paea Cherrington (1878-1937), New Zealand tribal leader
  • The Rt Rev Cecil Arthur Cherrington (1877-1950), English eminent Anglican Bishop, Bishop of Waikato (1926-1950), awarded the King George V Silver Jubilee Medal in 1935
  • Anthony Cherrington (b. 1988), New Zealand professional rugby league footballer from Auckland

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Citations


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  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  3. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  6. 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).
  7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
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The Cherrington Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cherrington 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.

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