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Crakenthrop Early Origins



The surname Crakenthrop was first found in Westmorland, where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Crackenthorpe from the 12th century, some say, at the time of the Norman Conquest of England by Duke William of Normandy in 1066 A.D.

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Crakenthrop Spelling Variations


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Crakenthrop Spelling Variations



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.

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Crakenthrop Early History


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Crakenthrop Early History



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.

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Crakenthrop Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crakenthrop Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Crakenthrop 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



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.

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