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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 were:

Crosthwait Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Leland P. Crosthwait, aged 32, arrived in New York, NY in 1897 aboard the ship "Germanic" from Liverpool, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXW3-7YX : 6 December 2014), Leland P. Crosthwait, 13 Mar 1897; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, NY, ship name Germanic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Crosthwait (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Crosthwait (post 1700)



  • David Crosthwait (1898-1976), American mechanical and electrical engineer, inventor, and writer; at the time of his death he held 39 United States patents and 80 international patents
  • Robert Crosthwait (b. 1952), American professional football player
  • Timothy Crosthwait, British diplomat, British High Commissioner in Zanzibar in 1964, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Republic of Madagascar (1970-1975)
  • Leland Crosthwait, British Governor General of the Bank of Ireland in 1851
  • Irwin Crosthwait (1914-1981), Canadian painter, best known for his work as a fashion illustrator

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXW3-7YX : 6 December 2014), Leland P. Crosthwait, 13 Mar 1897; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, NY, ship name Germanic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  2. 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).
  3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
  5. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  6. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  8. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  9. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
  10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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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 12 April 2017 at 15:03.

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