Crawthorne History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Crawthorne family

The surname Crawthorne was first found in the North Riding of Yorkshire at Crathorne, a parish, in the union of Stokesley, W. division of the liberty of Langbaurgh. "This place, which is in the district called Cleveland, and situated on the western side of the vale of the river Leven, anciently belonged to the Crathorne family, who were settled here for many generations, and of whom Sir William Crathorne, Knt., died in the early part of the 14th century. The church is a small ancient structure, in the chancel of which is the recumbent effigy of a knight, supposed to be Sir William Crathorne. There is a Roman Catholic chapel, originally founded by the Crathorne family, and rebuilt about 1825." [1]

Early History of the Crawthorne family

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Crawthorne Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Crathorne, Crawthorne, Craythorne, Creythorne, Creythorn, Craythorn and many more.

Early Notables of the Crawthorne family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include William Crathorne (1670-1740), English Catholic divine, born in October 1670, descended from the ancient family of Crathorne of Crathorne in Yorkshire. He was educated in the English college at Douay, where he was a professor for several years. On...
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Australia Crawthorne migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Crawthorne Settlers in Australia in the 18th Century
  • Miss Mary Crawthorne, (Cawthrone), (b. 1766), aged 32, English convict who was convicted in Middlesex, England for 7 years for stealing, transported aboard the "Britannia III" on 18th July 1798, arriving in New South Wales, Australia [2]


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 30th October 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/Britannia


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