Early Origins of the Lutton family
The surname Lutton 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 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. 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 Lutton family
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Lutton Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Luton, Luthon, Leuton, Leueton, Lewton, Louton and many more.
Early Notables of the Lutton family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lutton family to Ireland
Some of the Lutton family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Lutton family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Lutton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Arnold Lutton, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States from Ireland, in 1892
- Sam Lutton, aged 27, who settled in America from Glasgow, in 1892
Lutton Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- John Lutton, aged 58, who landed in America from London, in 1904
- William Lutton, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Belfast, Ireland, in 1911
- Maggie Lutton, aged 20, who landed in America from Belfast, Ireland, in 1912
- Joseph Lutton, aged 53, who settled in America from Belfast, Ireland, in 1920
- Jean Lutton, aged 2, who emigrated to the United States from Belfast, Ireland, in 1921
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Lutton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- William Lutton, aged 23, who arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Reliance" CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RELIANCE 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Reliance.htm
Contemporary Notables of the name Lutton (post 1700)
- Charles E. Lutton, American member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, eponym of the Charles E. Lutton Man of Music Award which has been presented to Aaron Copland, W. Francis McBeth, James Levine and others
- Lowell C. Lutton, American fighter pilot and flying ace in the U.S. Army Air Forces, during World War II, credited with 5 aerial victories
- Edward C. Lutton, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1956 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Ricky Lutton (b. 1986), Northern Irish rugby union footballer
- Matthew Lutton (b. 1984), Australian multiple award winning theatre and opera director
- Bertie Lutton (b. 1950), Northern Irish former footballer