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in the county of Northumberland having derived from the Old English word cild meaning child, and tun meaning enclosure or settlement.

Chilton Early Origins



The surname Chilton was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat from early times.

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Chilton Spelling Variations


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Chilton Spelling Variations



The name, Chilton, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Chilton, Chiltone, Chiltons, Chillton, Chilltone, Chilltons, Chiltoun, Chiltoune, Chiltowne, Chilltoun, Chilltoune and many more.

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Chilton Early History


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Chilton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chilton research. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1607, 1679, 1556 and 1620 are included under the topic Early Chilton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chilton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chilton Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chilton 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



The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Chilton surname who came to North America were:

Chilton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • James Chilton (1556-1620), who sailed on the "Mayflower" and landed in Plymouth in 1620, signed the famous compact of the ownerships of the land. He died on December 8th 1620 a month after the "Mayflower" landed, and his wife also died a month after that time
  • Mary Chilton (1607-1679), English passenger aboard the Mayflower from Sandwich Kent, the first European woman to step ashore at Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620 [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)
  • Stephen Chilton, who settled in Virginia in 1650
  • John Chilton, who landed in Virginia in 1660 [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)

Chilton Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Chilton, who landed in Virginia in 1713 [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)
  • Jacob Chilton, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1746 [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)
  • John Chilton settled later in America in 1774
  • William Chilton, who arrived in America in 1797 [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)

Chilton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan De Chilton, who landed in America in 1812 [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)

Chilton Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • George Chilton, aged 37, a labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ocean Mail" in 1875
  • Eliza Chilton, aged 40, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ocean Mail" in 1875
  • Albert Chilton, aged 8, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ocean Mail" in 1875
  • Samuel Chilton, aged 15, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ocean Mail" in 1875
  • William Chilton, aged 31, a farm labourer, who arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Christian McAusland" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Chilton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Chilton (post 1700)



  • William Parish Chilton (1810-1871), American politician, Member of Alabama State Legislature, 1839; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 7th District, 1843; Member of Alabama State Senate, 1859
  • William F. Chilton, American politician, Mayor of Frederick, Maryland, 1898-1901
  • William Edwin Chilton (1858-1939), American Democrat politician, West Virginia Democratic State Chair, 1892-96; Secretary of State of West Virginia, 1893-97; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1911-17; Defeated, 1916, 1924, 1934
  • William E. Chilton Jr., American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1932
  • W. E. III Chilton (1921-1987), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1948, 1960; Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Kanawha County, 1953-60
  • Thomas Chilton (1798-1854), American politician, Member of Kentucky State Legislature; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1827-31, 1833-35
  • T. G. Chilton, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1964
  • Shadrick Chilton, American politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from Carter County, 1907-08
  • Samuel Chilton (1804-1867), American politician, Representative from Virginia 9th District, 1843-45; Delegate to Virginia State Constitutional Convention, 1850-51
  • Sam B. Chilton, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1954
  • ... (Another 20 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  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)

Other References

  1. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. 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.
  5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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The Chilton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chilton 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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