as Lords of the Manor of Crackenthorpe from the 12th century, some say, at the time of the
in 1066 A.D.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crakenthrop research.Another 307 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1620, 1500, 1691, 1692, 1750, 1513 and 1514 are included under the topic Early Crakenthrop History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
It is only in the last few hundred
years that rules have developed and the process of spelling according to sound has been abandoned. Scottish names from before that time tend to appear under many different spelling variations
. Crakenthrop has been spelled Crackenthorpe, Crakenthorpe, Crackenthorp, Crakenthorp, Crackenthrop and many more.
Unwelcome in their beloved homeland, many Scots sailed for the colonies of North America. There, they found land and freedom, and even the opportunity to make a new nation in the American War of Independence
. These Scottish settlers played essential roles in the founding of the United States, and the shaping of contemporary North America. Among them: Samuel Crakenthorp who landed in North America in 1760.