name Inkson comes from when the family resided in the village of Hinxton in the county of Cambridgeshire.
Early Origins of the Inkson family
The surname Inkson 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.
Early History of the Inkson family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Inkson research.Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1612, 1683 and 14-y are included under the topic Early Inkson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Inkson 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. Inkson has been recorded under many different variations, including Hingston, Hinkston, Hinkson, Hingeston, Hingson and others.
Early Notables of the Inkson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Inkson family to Ireland
Some of the Inkson 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.
Migration of the Inkson family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Inkson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Eliza Inkson, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Excelsior" in 1870