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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. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. 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.
  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. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  8. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. 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. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. 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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