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An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016
The surname Spratt was first found in Dorset
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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Spratt, Spratte, Sprat, Sprett, Spret, Sprott and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spratt research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1639, 1765, 1600, 1987, 1635, 1713, 1684, 1713 and are included under the topic Early Spratt History in all our PDF Extended History products
Another 113 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Spratt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
Some of the Spratt family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland
is included in all our PDF Extended History products
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Spratt Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Thomas Spratt settled in Virginia in 1635
- Mary Spratt settled in New England in 1635
- Tho Spratt, aged 23, landed in Virginia in 1635
- Charles Spratt, who arrived in Virginia in 1651
- John Spratt, who arrived in Maryland in 1660
Spratt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Thos Spratt, aged 50, landed in New York, NY in 1803
- William Spratt, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811
- Hugh Spratt, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811
- James Spratt, aged 20, arrived in New York in 1812
- Andrew Spratt, who landed in New York, NY in 1815
Spratt Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Samuel Spratt settled in Placentia, Newfoundland in 1747
- Jas Spratt, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749
Spratt Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- James Spratt, a stonemason, arrived in Van Diemenís Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832
- Charles Spratt arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Fairlee" in 1840
- John Spratt, aged 26, a blacksmith, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Olivia"
- William Spratt, aged 44, a blacksmith, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Henry Moore"
- Thomas Spratt, aged 18, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Henry Moore"
Spratt Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- H. T. Spratt arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Surge" in 1855
- S. Spratt arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ulcoats" in 1864
- James Spratt, aged 30, a sailmaker, arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Adamant" in 1875
- Maria Spratt, aged 30, arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Adamant" in 1875
- Elizabeth Spratt, aged 9, arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Adamant" in 1875
- George A. Spratt (1870-1934), American inventor and early aircraft designer
- Henry Lee Spratt (1888-1969), American Major League Baseball player
- James Spratt (d. 1880), American electrician and lightning rod salesman from Cincinnati, Ohio who was the first person to manufacture dog biscuits, founder of Spratt's in London, England c. 1860
- John McKee Spratt Jr. (b. 1942), American politician, Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives
- Walter Spratt (b. 1892), English footballer
- Isaac Spratt (1799-1876), English toy dealer in London who wrote pamphlets and rule books about croquet and badminton
- Thomas Abel Brimage Spratt (1811-1888), English vice-admiral, hydrographer and geologist, best known for his "Spratt's Map" used by archaeologists and contributed to the discovery of Troy
- Philip Spratt (1902-1971), British writer and intellectual
- Amanda Spratt (b. 1987), Australian road cyclist at the 2012 Summer Olympics
- Jonathan Spratt (b. 1986), Welsh international rugby union player
- Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
- 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).
- Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
- Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
- Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
- Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
- Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
- Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
- Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
- Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
The Spratt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spratt 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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