Early Origins of the Erington family
The surname Erington was first found in Northumberland
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.
Early History of the Erington family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Erington research.Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1596, 1665, 1699, 1699, 1739, 1657, 1745, 1715 and 1719 are included under the topic Early Erington History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Erington Spelling Variations
Although the name, Erington, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Errington, Erringden, Erington and others.
Early Notables of the Erington family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name during their early history was The Blessed George Errington of Hurst Castle (died 1596), English Roman Catholic layman and martyr; Francis Errington (1665-1699), a papist of the landed gentry branch of Walwick Grange, Northumberland; and his... Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Erington Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Erington family to the New World and Oceana
Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland
many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Erington family name Erington, or who bore a variation of the surname were
Erington Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Gerrard Erington, who landed in Virginia in 1663 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)