Early Origins of the Lickliter family
Orkney Islands. Linklater is located in South Ronaldsey, while Linklet is located in North Ronaldsey. Records of Linklater in South Ronaldsey date back as far as 1500 where it appears as Linclet; and Linklet in 1596. Linklater was also found in North Sandwick where it was listed as Lynkclet in 1500. Moving back to the Old Norse versions of the name we found records of Criste Aelingeklaet who was referred to in the Commons of Orkney in 1424 as a "goodman."
Early History of the Lickliter family
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Lickliter Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Linklater, Linkletter, Linklitter, Linklet and others.
Early Notables of the Lickliter family (pre 1700)
Clan from early times was Andrew Linklater of that Ilk who was lawrikman in North Sandwick in 1678; and Peter Linklater (1757-1789), one of the quartermasters on the "Bounty" who remained loyal to Captain Bligh and was set adrift during the mutiny. During...
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Migration of the Lickliter family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hugh Linklater, who came to Canada in 1732; Thomas Linkletter, who came to the Virgin Islands in 1750; William Linkletter who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1763.
Contemporary Notables of the name Lickliter (post 1700)
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