Cristhwaite History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Cristhwaite family

The surname Cristhwaite was first found in Cumberland. [1] [2] While technically in England, Cumberland (Cumbria) is actually on the Scottish Borders, an area of conflict for centuries between the Scottish and the English.

"There are places named Crossthwaite in Cumberland, Westmorland, and Yorkshire." [3]

As far as early records of the family are concerned, they are indeed few as we only found one record of the family in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273: John de Crostweyt and this was a family in Norfolk. [2]

Important Dates for the Cristhwaite family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cristhwaite research. Another 104 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1534, 1729 and 1721 are included under the topic Early Cristhwaite History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Cristhwaite Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Crossthwaite, Crosthwaite, Crosswaith, Crosswaite and others.

Early Notables of the Cristhwaite family (pre 1700)

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

Migration of the Cristhwaite family to Ireland

Some of the Cristhwaite family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 30 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Cristhwaite family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward and James Crossthwaith settled in New York in 1820.

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Citations

  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  3. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
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