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Luyton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Luyton family


The surname Luyton 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 Luyton family


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Luyton Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Luyton family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Luyton family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Luton, who settled in Virginia in 1675; Thomas Lewton, who settled in Virginia in 1701; Thomas Luton, who was on record in the census of Ontario of 1871.

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  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].


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