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Garthwaite Early Origins



The surname Garthwaite was first found in Durham where they held a family seat on the English/Scottish border. After the Norman Conquest of England many of Duke William's rebellious Barons moved north. The border became a convenient no-man's land. Notable families such as the Percy, the Umfravilles and the Nevilles gathered many supporting clans around them. In the 16th century they became known as the 'unruly clans'. In that century, many of those clans drove their herds south, and they settled in Yorkshire and Lancashire. The name was first recorded in the 14th century.

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Garthwaite Spelling Variations


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Garthwaite Spelling Variations



Although the name, Garthwaite, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Garthwaite, Gartwaite, Garthwhite, Garthwait and many more.

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Garthwaite Early History


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Garthwaite Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Garthwaite research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Garthwaite History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Garthwaite Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Garthwaite Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration



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 Atlanti c. 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 Garthwaite family name Garthwaite, or who bore a variation of the surname were settlers, who arrived along the eastern seaboard, from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Garthwaite (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Garthwaite (post 1700)



  • Oona Garthwaite, American singer-songwriter
  • Phil Garthwaite (b. 1972), American Democratic Party member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
  • Anna Maria Garthwaite (1688-1763), English textile designer
  • Peter Fawcitt Garthwaite OBE (1909-2001), British president of the Royal Society of Forestry of England, Wales and Northern Ireland from 1972 to 1974

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Garthwaite Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Garthwaite 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.

    This page was last modified on 14 July 2015 at 17:26.

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