lassington History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the lassington family

The surname lassington 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 lassington family

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

lassington Spelling Variations

Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname lassington include Lasington, Lesington, Lesingham, Lasingham, Lusingham, Lusington, Lessington, Lassington, Lexington, Lecksington, Lacksington, Laxington and many more.

Early Notables of the lassington family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the lassington family

A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: 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..

Citations

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