Hothone History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Anglo-Saxon name Hothone comes from when the family resided in the settlement of Holtham or Houghham in Lincolnshire.

Early Origins of the Hothone family

The surname Hothone was first found in Yorkshire, where they claim descent from "Peter de Trehouse, who assumed the local name of Hotham, and was living in the year 1188." [1] Today, Hotham is a small village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, where "the manor was for many generations the property of the Hotham family." [2]

Important Dates for the Hothone family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hothone research. Another 154 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1316, 1584, 1617, 1621, 1736, 1813, 1806, 1855, 1615, 1672, 1645, 1610, 1645, 1632, 1689, 1655, 1691, 1610 and 1663 are included under the topic Early Hothone History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hothone Spelling Variations

The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Hothone has been recorded under many different variations, including Hotham, Hothan, Hothum, Hothun and others.

Early Notables of the Hothone family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include William Hothum, Archbishop of Dublin in the 13th century; Charles Hotham (ca. 1615-1672), an English cleric; Sir John Hotham, 1st Baronet, of Scorborough (died 1645), English parliamentarian; Sir John Hotham the younger (1610-1645), an English Member of Parliament; Sir John Hotham...
Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hothone Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Hothone family to Ireland

Some of the Hothone family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 42 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Hothone family

For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Hothone or a variant listed above: John Hotham, who sailed to Virginia in 1715; Richard Hotham to Philadelphia in 1774; Ann Hotham to New York with her child in 1820; and S. Hothan to Savannah, Georgia in 1820..

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Citations

  1. ^ Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
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