Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from their having lived in the area of Latchford in the parish of Grappenhall in Chester. lackforthay is a habitation name from the broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties.
Early Origins of the lackforthay family
hundred of Bucklow. There is no mention in the Domesday Book of the place so presumably it was either of little significance or was established at a later time. Latchford had anciently two weekly markets and two annual fairs, granted to it by Edward III. The township is included in the parliamentary borough of Warrington, and comprises 731 acres. The family is believed to have originated here. Latchford is also a hamlet, in the parish of Great Haseley, poor-law union of Thame, hundred of Ewelme, in Oxfordshire, but this hamlet remained small through the ages as by 1890 it containing only 32 inhabitants whereas at that time the former Latchford had 2,361. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
The Lackford variant is believed to have originated in Lackford, Suffolk, a parish, in the union and hundred of Thingoe. CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the lackforthay family
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lackforthay Spelling Variations
spelling variations under which the name lackforthay has appeared include Latchford, Latchforde, Lashford, Lashforde and others.
Early Notables of the lackforthay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the lackforthay family to Ireland
Some of the lackforthay family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the lackforthay family to the New World and Oceana
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name lackforthay arrived in North America very early: Thomas Lachford who settled in Boston, Massachusetts between 1630.
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