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Lillington Early Origins



The surname Lillington was first found in Dorset at Lillington, a hamlet and civil parish that dates back to 1166 when it was first listed as Lilletone. Literally the place name meant "estate associated with a man called Lylla," having derived from the Old Englinsh personal name + "-ing" + "tun." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
The small parish church which dates back to the 13th century is of note as Sir Walter Raleigh's second son, Carew, was christened here in 1605. Lillington is also a parish in the union of Warwick, Kenilworth division of the hundred of Knightlow and now part of the town of Leamington Spa. However, as far as the surname is concerned, the first record of the name was found in the year 1198 when Geoffrey de Lillington held estates in Oxfordshire.

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Lillington Spelling Variations


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Lillington Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lillington, Lillington, Lillinton, Lilinton and many more.

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Lillington Early History


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Lillington Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lillington research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1390, 1455, 1487, 1653, 1713 and 1692 are included under the topic Early Lillington History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lillington Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lillington Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lillington Notables 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:

Lillington Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Elizabeth Lillington, who came to Barbados in 1669
  • George Lillington, who settled in Barbados in 1679

Lillington Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Robert Lillington, a bonded passenger who arrived in America in 1767

Lillington Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Miss Lillington, aged 21, who settled in America from England, in 1893

Lillington Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • R. Lillington, aged 48, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1906
  • Ivan Lillington, aged 52, who landed in America from London, in 1906
  • Kenneth Lillington, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States, in 1914
  • Eve Mabel C. Lillington, aged 18, who settled in America from London, England, in 1919

Lillington Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Evan Lillington, aged 30, a carpenter, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "La Hogue" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lillington (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lillington (post 1700)



  • John Alexander Lillington (1725-1786), American Patriot officer from North Carolina in the American Revolutionary War, eponym of the town of Lillington, North Carolina
  • George Godfrey Lillington (1843-1914), English first-class cricket player for Somerset in 1883 and 1885
  • Alan Lillington, English runner, who competed in the 1952 Olympic games in Helsinki

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Lillington Historic Events


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Lillington Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Mrs. Minnie  Lillington (1898-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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The Lillington Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lillington 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.

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