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Lenton Early Origins



The surname Lenton was first found in East Lothian, Scotland, where East Linton is situated on the River Tyne, near Haddington. West Linton is a village in the Scottish Borders, (formerly in Peeblesshire) not far from East Linton. There is also a Linton located in Orkneys. One of the first records of the name was Gamel de Lintun who witnessed a charter by Ernaldus, bishop pf St. Andrews ( c. 1160-62.) Magister Roberts de Linton was vicar of Kylelan (c. 1214.)

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Lenton Spelling Variations


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Lenton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Linton, Lynton, Lintern and others.

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Lenton Early History


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Lenton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lenton research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1160, 1285, 1296, 1376 and are included under the topic Early Lenton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lenton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lenton Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lenton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lenton In Ireland


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Lenton In Ireland



Some of the Lenton family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lenton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Anth Lenton, who arrived in Virginia in 1637
  • William Lenton, who landed in Virginia in 1654
  • Ann Lenton, who landed in Virginia in 1657

Lenton Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • James Lenton, aged 40, a farmer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Madawaska" in 1833
  • William Lenton, aged 36, a farmer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Madawaska" in 1833
  • Peggy Lenton, aged 36, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Madawaska" in 1833
  • Rosean Lenton, aged 13, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Madawaska" in 1833
  • Thomas Lenton, aged 10, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Madawaska" in 1833
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lenton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lenton (post 1700)



  • John Lenton (1657-1719), English composer, violinist, and singer
  • Tim Lenton, English Professor in Earth System Science at the University of East Anglia
  • Lilian Ida Lenton (1891-1972), English dancer, suffragist, arsonist, and winner of a French Red Cross medal for her service as an Orderly in World War I
  • William Lenton, Australian rugby league player in the New South Wales Rugby League(NSWRL)
  • Lisbeth Constance "Libby" Lenton (b. 1985), Australian member of the Women's Olympic swim team, an Athens gold medalist
  • Alan Lenton, British computer game designer who is one of the pioneers of the massively multiplayer online game industry

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    7. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    8. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    11. ...

    The Lenton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lenton 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 18 December 2014 at 14:38.

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