Dishington History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Dishington family
The surname Dishington was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat as Lords of the manor of Dissington in that shire. They are descended from Dica, and Dicatun which means "Dica's farm." Dissington Hall in North Dissington is a privately owned country mansion which for centuries has been in the hands of the Delaval family. One branch of the family was found at Ashington, again in Northumberland. "The persons who are first named in the records as connected with the property here, are the Morwicks, Lumleys, and Fitzhughs; the family of Essendon (the modern Ashington) are mentioned as lords of the manor at the close of the 13th century." 
Important Dates for the Dishington family
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Dishington Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dishington, Distin, Dissington, Eshington, Dyshington, Dissyngton and many more.
Early Notables of the Dishington family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Thomas Dishington of Ardross who received a charter in 1402 from Robert III; John Dishington, one of the Gentleman...
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Dishington migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Dishington Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Dishington Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Richard Dishington, who settled in Virginia in 1745
Contemporary Notables of the name Dishington (post 1700)
- Colin Dishington, English member of the Dorset Branch of the RMA who founded and organized the Emmetts Hill Memorial for the Royal Marines
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- ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.