Early Origins of the Linkleter 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 Linkleter family
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Linkleter Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Linklater, Linkletter, Linklitter, Linklet and others.
Early Notables of the Linkleter 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 Linkleter family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Linkleter Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
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