lasington History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the lasington family

The surname lasington was first found in Gloucestershire at Lassington, a parish, in the Lower division of the hundred of Dudstone and King's-Barton. [1] One of the first records of the name was found in Essex where John de Lessington took possession of the manor Theydon in 1248 for 100 marks.

Important Dates for the lasington family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lasington research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, 1600 and 1153 are included under the topic Early lasington History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

lasington Spelling Variations

The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. lasington has been spelled many different ways, including Lasington, Lesington, Lesingham, Lasingham, Lusingham, Lusington, Lessington, Lassington, Lexington, Lecksington, Lacksington, Laxington and many more.

Early Notables of the lasington family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the lasington family

Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first lasingtons to arrive in North America: Thomas and Fanny Lessington and their son and daughter, who arrived in New York on May 8, 1858 aboard the " Isaac Webb" from Liverpool, England..

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Citations

  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
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