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The Norman Conquest of England in 1066 added many new elements to an already vibrant culture. Among these were thousands of new names. The Crickett family lived in Oxfordshire. The family originally lived in Criquetot-Sur-Longueville, Normandy, and it is from this location that their name derives

Crickett Early Origins



The surname Crickett was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Crickett Spelling Variations


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Crickett Spelling Variations



Norman surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. The frequent changes in surnames are largely due to the fact that the Old and Middle English languages lacked definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England, as well as the official court languages of Latin and French, also had pronounced influences on the spelling of surnames. Since medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, rather than adhering to any specific spelling rules, it was common to find the same individual referred to with different spellings. The name has been spelled Cricket, Crickett, Critchett, Critchet, Cricketot and others.

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Crickett Early History


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Crickett Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crickett research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1176 is included under the topic Early Crickett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crickett Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crickett Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Crickett 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Crickett Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Crickett, aged 44, a plumber, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Helenslee" in 1864
  • Mary Crickett, aged 43, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Helenslee" in 1864
  • Mary Crickett, aged 18, a domestic servant, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Helenslee" in 1864
  • Margaret Crickett, aged 15, a domestic servant, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Helenslee" in 1864
  • Robert Crickett, aged 13, a plumber, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Helenslee" in 1864
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Crickett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crickett 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 28 March 2014 at 14:19.

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