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Ditton Early Origins



The surname Ditton was first found in Lancashire at Ditton, a township, in the parish and union of Prescot, hundred of West Derby. "The manor was held, in the reign of Edward III., by various families, of whom Thomas de Ditton performed suit and service to the county and wapentake for a fourth part." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Ditton Spelling Variations


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Ditton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ditton, Diton, Dytton, Dyton, Dighton and others.

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Ditton Early History


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Ditton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ditton research. Another 305 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1212, 1395, 1510, 1600, 1455, 1487, 1675 and 1715 are included under the topic Early Ditton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ditton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ditton Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ditton 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 were:

Ditton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jane Ditton, who arrived in Maryland in 1673

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ditton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ditton (post 1700)



  • Humphry Ditton, English mathematician

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Ditton Family Crest Products


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Ditton Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  3. 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.
  4. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  9. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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The Ditton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ditton 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.

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