Early Origins of the Eldrington family
Cambridgeshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1474 when John Elrynton held taxable estates in that shire.
Early History of the Eldrington family
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Eldrington Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Eldrington family name include Elrington, Ellrington, Elryington, Ellryngton, Elerington, Ellerington and many more.
Early Notables of the Eldrington family (pre 1700)
Ireland and London frequently...
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Migration of the Eldrington family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Eldrington surname or a spelling variation of the name include: settlers, who arrived along the eastern seaboard, from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.
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