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Cramptown Early Origins



The surname Cramptown was first found in Cumberland where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Cramptown Spelling Variations


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Cramptown Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Crampton, Cramptone, Cramppton, Cramton, Cramptoun, Cramptown, Cramptowne and many more.

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Cramptown Early History


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Cramptown Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cramptown research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cramptown History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cramptown Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cramptown Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cramptown Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cramptown In Ireland


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Cramptown In Ireland



Some of the Cramptown family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 or some of its variants were: Samuel Crampton who settled in Maine in 1614 and Walter Crampton was farming in Virginia in 1698. James Crampton settled in Virginia in 1716; Thomas Crampton settled in Maryland in 1775.

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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: Fortum posce animum
Motto Translation: Ask for a brave heart


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    2. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
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    The Cramptown Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cramptown 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.

    This page was last modified on 23 April 2013 at 09:05.

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