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lathrope Early Origins



The surname lathrope was first found in Yorkshire in the East Riding where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. After the Battle of Hastings in 1066, William, Duke of Normandy, having prevailed over King Harold, granted most of Britain to his many victorious Barons. It was not uncommon to find a Baron, or a Bishop, with 60 or more Lordships scattered throughout the country. These he gave to his sons, nephews and other junior lines of his family and they became known as under-tenants. They adopted the Norman system of surnames which identified the under-tenant with his holdings so as to distinguish him from the senior stem of the family. After many rebellious wars between his Barons, Duke William, commissioned a census of all England to determine in 1086, settling once and for all, who held which land. He called the census the Domesday Book, [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
indicating that those holders registered would hold the land until the end of time. Hence, conjecturally, the surname is descended from the tenant of the lands of Lowthorpe, held by Beverley from the Archbishop of York who was recorded in the Domesday Book census of 1086.

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lathrope Spelling Variations


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lathrope Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lathrop, Lathropp, Lowthrop, Lowthorpe, Lowethrop, Lowthrup, Lathrup, Lowthrope, Lawthrope, Leythorp, Leythropp and many more.

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lathrope Early History


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lathrope Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lathrope research. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 116 and 1161 are included under the topic Early lathrope History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lathrope Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lathrope Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

lathrope Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Dorothea Lathrope, aged 46, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen Bee" in 1872
  • Henrietta L. Lathrope, aged 10, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen Bee" in 1872
  • Ephrat Lathrope, aged 8, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen Bee" in 1872
  • Walter H. Lathrope, aged 2, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen Bee" in 1872
  • Alexander W. Lathrope, aged 18, a labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen Bee" in 1872
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name lathrope (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lathrope (post 1700)



  • William W. Lathrope, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1904

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)

Other References

  1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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The lathrope Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lathrope Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 8 January 2016 at 11:40.

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