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Collinsworth Early Origins



The surname Collinsworth was first found in Northumberland. The township of Little Rye was an early home of this distinguished family. "This was the seat of the fourth son of Sir Daniel Collingwood, of Brandon, the descendant of Sir Cuthbert Collingwood, of Eslington, whose family were celebrated for their feats of border chivalry, and held considerable possessions in these parts. Alexander Collingwood, who resided at Little Ryle, was High Sheriff of the county in 1725. The old Hall, which stood in a fine sheltered situation, has long been in ruins." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
A branch of the family was established in North Dissington, Northumberland in early times. "This place was formerly the property and residence of a junior branch of the Delaval family, of whom Admiral Sir Ralph Delaval, a native of the township, sold the estate to Mr. Collingwood, of Byker, from whom it descended to its present possessor. The Hall, the seat of Mr. Collingwood, is a substantial stone mansion, erected in 1797, and contains a small collection of pictures. " [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Collinsworth Spelling Variations


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Collinsworth Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Collingwood, Colingwood, Callingwood, Gollingwood and many more.

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Collinsworth Early History


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Collinsworth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Collinsworth research. Another 309 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1726, 1634, 1681, 1679 and 1681 are included under the topic Early Collinsworth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Collinsworth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Collinsworth Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Collinsworth 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:

Collinsworth Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • David Collinsworth, aged 22, arrived in Barbados in 1635
  • Robert Collinsworth, who arrived in Virginia in 1663-1664

Collinsworth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jonathan Collinsworth, who landed in America in 1806
  • John Collinsworth, who arrived in Mississippi in 1840

Collinsworth Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • B. Frank Collinsworth, aged 25, who emigrated to America from Liverpool, in 1900

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Contemporary Notables of the name Collinsworth (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Collinsworth (post 1700)



  • George Collinsworth, American commander at the Battle of Goliad, the second skirmish of the Texas Revolution on October 10th, 1835
  • James Thompson Collinsworth (1806-1838), American-born Texian lawyer and politician, 1st Chief Justice of Texas (1836-1838)
  • Eden Collinsworth (b. 1952), American writer and founder of Collinsworth & Associates, former Vice President and Chief of Staff of the EastWest Institute
  • Anthony Cris Collinsworth (b. 1959), former American college and professional football player

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Nil conscire sibi
Motto Translation: To have a conscience free from guilt.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  3. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  6. 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).
  7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
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The Collinsworth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Collinsworth 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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