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Crosthwait Early Origins



The surname Crosthwait was first found in Cumberland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Crosthwait Spelling Variations


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Crosthwait Spelling Variations



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

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Crosthwait Early History


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Crosthwait Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crosthwait research. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Crosthwait History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crosthwait Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crosthwait Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Crosthwait In Ireland


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Crosthwait In Ireland



Some of the Crosthwait family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 235 words (17 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: Edward and James Crossthwaith settled in New York in 1820.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Crosthwait (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Crosthwait (post 1700)



  • Robert Crosthwait (b. 1952), American professional football player
  • David Crosthwait (1898-1976), American mechanical and electrical engineer, inventor, and writer
  • Timothy Crosthwait, Diplomat
  • Irwin Crosthwait (1914-1981), Canadian painter

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    4. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    8. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
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    The Crosthwait Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crosthwait 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 4 July 2012 at 13:33.

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