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Early Origins of the Luton family


The surname Luton was first found in Bedfordshire, at Luton, once home of Luton Castle, a 12th-century castle, a timber motte-and-bailey structure built in 1139 but demolished in 1154. An excavation in 2002, revealed a steep ditch. Today Luton is a large town and unitary authority of Bedfordshire, but in the area Paleolithic encampments (about 250,000 years old) have been found. About the 6th century, it was a Saxon outpost on the River Lea. Luton is recorded in the Domesday Book [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
as Loitone and also as Lintone. One of the first records of the family was John de Luyton, rector of the church of St. Elphin, Warrington, Lancashire in 1343. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
'Townships: Scarisbrick', in A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 3, ed. William Farrer and J Brownbill (London, 1907), pp. 265-276. British History Online http://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/lancs/vol3/pp265-276 [accessed 21 January 2017].

Early History of the Luton family


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Luton Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Luton, Luthon, Leuton, Leueton, Lewton, Louton and many more.

Early Notables of the Luton family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Luton family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Luton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Luton, who settled in Virginia in 1675

Luton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John W. Luton, who arrived in Montana in 1893
  • Cherry Luton, aged 0, who landed in America, in 1894
  • Ethelbert Luton, aged 1, who settled in America, in 1894
  • Mrs. C.A. Luton, aged 45, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894

Luton Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John Luton, aged 10, who landed in America from Wales, in 1902
  • Ann Luton, aged 50, who emigrated to the United States, in 1902
  • Ann Luton, aged 50, who landed in America from Wales, in 1902
  • Lena Luton, aged 27, who emigrated to America, in 1905
  • Arthur William Luton, aged 26, who settled in America from Bath, England, in 1922
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Luton Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Luton, who was on record in the census of Ontario of 1871

Contemporary Notables of the name Luton (post 1700)


  • George Luton, American politician, Candidate for Circuit Judge in Michigan 27th Circuit, 1899 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Dan Luton, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1972 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Major-General Robert Marsden Luton (b. 1890), Director Medical Services Canadian Military Headquarters, England (1939-1946) [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, September 27) Robert Luton. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Luton/Robert_Marsden/Canada.html
  • Shelton Luton (b. 1906), judge, Tennessee
  • Frank Harper Luton, psychiatrist, Tennessee

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Citations


  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ 'Townships: Scarisbrick', in A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 3, ed. William Farrer and J Brownbill (London, 1907), pp. 265-276. British History Online http://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/lancs/vol3/pp265-276 [accessed 21 January 2017].
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, September 27) Robert Luton. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Luton/Robert_Marsden/Canada.html


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