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The ancestry of the name Hollington dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the county of Sussex, where they held lands in the parish of Hollington and in Derbyshire where they lived in the township of Hollington.

Hollington Early Origins



The surname Hollington was first found in Sussex and Derbyshire, where evidence suggests they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest.

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Hollington Spelling Variations


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Hollington Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Hollington have been found, including Hollington, Holington, Holling, Hollingham, Hollingdon, Hollindon and many more.

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Hollington Early History


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Hollington Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hollington research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1086 and 1273 are included under the topic Early Hollington History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hollington Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hollington Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hollington Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hollington Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Hollington, aged 32, a labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oxford" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hollington (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hollington (post 1700)



  • Richard D Hollington, American clergyman, professor and lecturer

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Hollington Family Crest Products


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Hollington Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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    The Hollington Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hollington 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 30 October 2016 at 17:28.

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