Clugston History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Clugston family

The surname Clugston was first found in Austria, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation. Chronicles first mention Conrad Kluger of Prague in 1320, and Mertin Kluge of Habelschwerdt in 1397.

Important Dates for the Clugston family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Clugston research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1797, 1703, 1779 and 1726 are included under the topic Early Clugston History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Clugston Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kluge, Kluger, Klug, Klugen, Clug, Cluge, Clugen and many more.

Early Notables of the Clugston family (pre 1700)

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Clugston migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Clugston Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Joseph S. Clugston, aged 34, originally from Belfast, arrived in New York in 1905 aboard the ship "Celtic" from Liverpool, England [1]
  • Joseph Clugston, aged 37, originally from Belfast, Ireland, arrived in New York in 1908 aboard the ship "Baltic" from Liverpool, England [2]
  • Robert B. Clugston, aged 41, originally from Helensburgh, Scotland, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Kaiserin Augusta Victoria" from Liverpool, England [3]
  • Robert B. Clugston, aged 41, originally from Helensburgh, Scotland, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Imperator" from Southampton, England [4]
  • Florence O. Clugston, aged 40, originally from Neston, England, arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Caronia" from Liverpool, England [5]

Clugston migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Clugston Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • James Clugston, aged 26, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alumbagh" in 1875

Contemporary Notables of the name Clugston (post 1700)

  • Katharine "Kate" Thatcher Clugston (1892-1985), American playwright, poet, and English teacher from Whitley County, Indiana
  • Paul L. Clugston, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Matanzas, 1917-19 [6]
  • Beatrice Clugston (1827-1888), Scottish philanthropist, daughter of factory owner John Clugston (1800-1850) and Mary Clugston (1796-1881), founder of the Glasgow Royal Dorcas Society in 1864
  • David Lindsay "Lin" Clugston (1908-1993), Irish-born English amateur cricketer
  • Kathy Clugston (b. 1969), British newsreader and continuity announcer on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 4 Extra and the BBC World Service
  • LG Clugston, English founder of The Clugston Group, a privately owned business involved in construction and civil engineering in 1937

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Citations

  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JF32-Q2F : 6 December 2014), Joseph S. Clugston, 02 Apr 1905; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Celtic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXGR-XWT : 6 December 2014), Joseph Clugston, 11 Apr 1908; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Baltic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66B-7TT : 6 December 2014), Robert B. Clugston, 12 Nov 1920; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Kaiserin Augusta Victoria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6XM-93Y : 6 December 2014), Robert B. Clugston, 14 Nov 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Imperator, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6NR-VM8 : 6 December 2014), Florence O. Clugston, 26 Jun 1921; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Caronia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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