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The surname Playter was first found in both Suffolk and Norfolk where the first on record was Thomas Playters of Thorndon in Suffolk. His son, Thomas Playters (died 1479) held Wilborne manor and advowson in Norfolk, Sotterley, and Ugshall manor in Suffolk. He was buried in Sotterley church. Hi son William Playters (died 1512) had a son named Christopher Playters (d. 1547.)

Spelling variations of this family name include: Plater, Plator, Playter, Playtor, Platter, Plattor, Plaitor, Plaiter, Plaitors and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Playter research. Another 325 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1103, 1177, 1449, 1552, 1560, 1820, 1455, 1487, 1623, 1606, 1605, 1590, 1668, 1640, 1648, 1640 and 1649 are included under the topic Early Playter History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Another 91 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Playter Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Playter Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century


  • Lieut. George Henry Playter U.E. (b. 1738) born in Walton-Upon-Thames, England, United Kingdom from Pennsylvania, USA who settled in Nova Scotia c. 1781, then resettled in 1792 in Kingston, Ontario he relocated again in Toronto, Ontario in 1793 he was served in the Guides and Pioneers, married to Elizabeth Welding in 1766 having 10 children, he died in 1822
  • George Playter, who arrived in Canada in 1797

Playter Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century


  • Thomas Playter and Aaron Playter, who settled in Ontario in 1825
  • Elizabeth Playter, who came to Canada in 1832
  • George Playter, who landed in Canada in 1836
  • James George Playter, who settled in Ontario in 1869

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  • Wellington Playter (1879-1937), English actor
  • George Frederick Playter (1809-1866), Canadian minister, historian and author


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  2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  3. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  6. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  7. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  8. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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The Playter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Playter 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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