Haythorpe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Haythorpe family

The surname Haythorpe was first found in Yorkshire at Hagthorpe, a settlement as listed in the Domesday Book of 1086. [1] But this settlement seems to have been lost to time.

Hacthorpe (Hackthorpe) is a township, in the parish of Lowther, West ward and union, county of Westmorland [2]

It is presumed that the family originated in Westmorland. [3] The first recording of the family was Robert de Hakethorp who was listed in the Assize Rolls for Yorkshire in 1251.

Early History of the Haythorpe family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Haythorpe research. Another 116 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1171, 1540, 1168, 1627, 1593, 1585, 1605, 1607 and 1608 are included under the topic Early Haythorpe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Haythorpe Spelling Variations

Multitudes of spelling variations are a hallmark of Anglo Norman names. Most of these names evolved in the 11th and 12th century, in the time after the Normans introduced their own Norman French language into a country where Old and Middle English had no spelling rules and the languages of the court were French and Latin. To make matters worse, medieval scribes spelled words according to sound, so names frequently appeared differently in the various documents in which they were recorded. The name was spelled Hagthorp, Hagthorpe, Haggthorpe, Haggthorp, Hackthorp, Hackthorpe, Hagthrop, Haggthrop, Haggthrup, Hackthrop, Haythorp and many more.

Early Notables of the Haythorpe family (pre 1700)

Outstanding amongst the family at this time was John Hagthorpe ( fl. 1627), English poet, who was undoubtedly the son of Rowland Hagthorpe (d. 1593) of Nettlesworth in the parish of Chester-le-Street, Durham. "He was baptised 12 Feb. 1585 (Surtees, Durham, ii. 204). In his writings he refers to the time when he lived in Scarborough Castle, Yorkshire. He married Judith, daughter of Anthony Wye, who...
Another 65 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Haythorpe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Australia Haythorpe migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Haythorpe Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century


  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  3. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  4. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1834 with 230 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1834


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