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.
Early Origins of the Hollington family
The surname Hollington was first found in Sussex
, where evidence suggests they held a family seat
before the Norman Conquest.
Early History of the Hollington family
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Hollington 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.
Early Notables of the Hollington family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hollington family to the New World and Oceana
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
Contemporary Notables of the name Hollington (post 1700)
- Richard D Hollington, American clergyman, professor and lecturer
- Lieutenant John Hollington Grayburn (1918-1944), British parachutist awarded the Victoria Cross during WWII CITATION[CLOSE]
World War 2 Awards.com - GRAYBURN, John. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) John Grayburn. Retrieved from http://www.ww2awards.com/person/66