Lintott History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lintott family

The surname Lintott was first found in Shropshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1273 when they held lands.

Important Dates for the Lintott family

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Lintott Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lint, Lintott, Lintot, Lyntot, Lyntott and others.

Early Notables of the Lintott family (pre 1700)

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Lintott migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Lintott Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • F. Lintott, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Tongariro" in 1888

Contemporary Notables of the name Lintott (post 1700)

  • Herbert C. Lintott, American politician, Member of New Hampshire State Senate 20th District, 1907-08 [1]

Historic Events for the Lintott family

RMS Lusitania
  • Mr. Roy Iver Lintott, Canadian 2nd Class passenger from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking [2]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from
  2. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from
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