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Errington Early Origins



The surname Errington 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.

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Errington Spelling Variations


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Errington Spelling Variations



The name, Errington, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Errington, Erringden, Erington and others.

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Errington Early History


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Errington Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Errington 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 Errington History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Errington Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Errington Early Notables (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 Errington 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



The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Errington surname who came to North America were:

Errington Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Abraham Errington who settled in Charleston Massachusetts in 1630
  • Thomas Errington settled in Salem Massachusetts in 1635
  • Richard Errington settled in Virginia in 1642
  • Richard Errington, who arrived in Virginia in 1642
  • Thomas Errington, who landed in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1642
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Errington Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Errington, who landed in Salem, Massachusetts in 1768

Errington Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Errington, aged 36, a shepherd, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Omega"
  • Margaret Errington, aged 18, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Reliance"
  • William Errington, British Convict from Gibraltar, who was transported aboard the "Aboukir" on December 24, 1851, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 18) Aboukir voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island. [These convicts appear to have all landed in Van Diemen's Land], Australia in 1851 with 280 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/aboukir/1851
  • Joseph Errington, aged 37, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Lady Ann"

Errington Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Errington landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1842

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Contemporary Notables of the name Errington (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Errington (post 1700)



  • Sue E. Errington (b. 2012), American politician, Democratic Member of the Indiana House of Representatives
  • George Errington (1804-1886), British Roman Catholic Bishop, Bishop of Plymouth (1851-1855), Coadjutor Archbishop of Westminster (1855-1860)
  • William F. Errington, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly 42nd District, 1974
  • Sue Errington, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2008
  • John Errington (b. 1949), birth name of John Miles, an English rock music vocalist, songwriter, guitarist and keyboard player, best known for his 1976 Top 3 UK hit single, "Music"
  • William Errington (1716-1768), English Roman Catholic priest, founder of Sedgley Park School
  • John Edward Errington (1806-1862), English civil engineer, known for his work on railway construction, specifically the Caledonian Railway in 1848, the Clydesdale Junction Railway, the Scottish Central Railway, the Scottish Midland Junction Railway, and the Aberdeen Railway
  • Sir John Errington (1810-1893), 12th Baronet of Hooton, English peer
  • Sir Rowland Errington (1809-1875), 11th Baronet of Hooton, English peer
  • Sir Geoffrey Frederick Errington (b. 1926), 2nd Baronet of Ness, English peer
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Errington Historic Events


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Errington Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. R H Errington, British Ordinary Seaman, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 18) Aboukir voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island. [These convicts appear to have all landed in Van Diemen's Land], Australia in 1851 with 280 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/aboukir/1851

Other References

  1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  7. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  8. 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.
  9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Errington Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Errington 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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