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Dalstun Early Origins



The surname Dalstun was first found in Cumberland where they were established shortly after the Conquest when Ranulph Meschin granted the barony of Dalston to Robert, brother of Hubert and Ranulph de Vaux. Hence, conjecturally, the surname is descended from the tenant of the lands of Dalston, about five miles from Carlisle, who was recorded in the Domesday Book census of 1086. Lord of Gillisland, first assumed the name from his residence. Robert was from the de Vaux Castle in Berners in Normandy and is recorded at Hastings. From this de Vaux family descended both the Stricklands and the Dalstons. Today, Dalston is a large village with a population of about 2,500 people within the City of Carlisle district of Cumbria, England.

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Dalstun Spelling Variations


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Dalstun Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dalston, Dalstun, Daulston, Daulstan, Dalsten and many more.

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Dalstun Early History


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Dalstun Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dalstun research. Another 217 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1607, 1617, 1641, 1664, 1760, 1541, 1581, 1657, 1618, 1621, 1629, 1640, 1643, 1657, 1621, 1629, 1640, 1643, 1683, 1640, 1644, 1641, 1711, 1723 and 1765 are included under the topic Early Dalstun History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dalstun Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dalstun Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Thomas Dalston of Dalston Hall, High Sheriff of Cumberland in 1541; Sir George Dalston (1581-1657), an English politician, High Sheriff of Cumberland in 1618, Member of Parliament for Cumberland (1621-1629) and (1640-1643); Sir John Dalston, of Dalston, Cumberland; and his son, Sir George...

Another 79 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dalstun 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 or some of its variants were: James Dalston, who arrived in Virginia in 1665; Wm. Dalston, who came to Virginia in 1666; Isaac Dalson, who settled in Canada between 1796-1803; William B. Dalston, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1868.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
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    The Dalstun Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dalstun 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 6 January 2016 at 13:33.

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