Colthurst History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Colthurst family
The surname Colthurst was first found in Wiltshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire and held Warder Castle.
Important Dates for the Colthurst family
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Colthurst Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cotlhurst, Coulthurst, Colthirst, Colthearst and many more.
Early Notables of the Colthurst family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Colthurst family to Ireland
Some of the Colthurst family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Colthurst family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..