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The Hingeston name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in the village of Hinxton in the county of Cambridgeshire.

Hingeston Early Origins



The surname Hingeston was first found in Cambridgeshire, where evidence suggests they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest. Today Hingston Down is a hill near Gunnislake, Cornwall, and Hingston Down is a hill spur in Devon.

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Hingeston Spelling Variations


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Hingeston Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Hingeston has undergone many spelling variations, including Hingston, Hinkston, Hinkson, Hingeston, Hingson and others.

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Hingeston Early History


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Hingeston Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hingeston research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1612, 1683 and 14-y are included under the topic Early Hingeston History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hingeston Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hingeston Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hingeston Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hingeston In Ireland


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Hingeston In Ireland



Some of the Hingeston family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Hingeston were among those contributors: Philip Hinkson, who sailed to Maine in 1640; William Hingson to Barbados in 1658; Elizabeth, Isaac and Jane Hinkson to San Francisco in 1851.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hingeston (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hingeston (post 1700)



  • Brigadier William H Hingeston, of the South African Air Force

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Hingeston Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hingeston Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hingeston 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 9 April 2013 at 16:29.

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