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Lynton Early Origins



The surname Lynton was first found in East Lothian, Scotland, where East Linton is situated on the River Tyne, near Haddington. West Linton is a village in the Scottish Borders, (formerly in Peeblesshire) not far from East Linton. There is also a Linton located in Orkneys. One of the first records of the name was Gamel de Lintun who witnessed a charter by Ernaldus, bishop pf St. Andrews ( c. 1160-62.) Magister Roberts de Linton was vicar of Kylelan (c. 1214.)

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Lynton Spelling Variations


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Lynton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Linton, Lynton, Lintern and others.

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Lynton Early History


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Lynton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lynton research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1160, 1285, 1296, 1376 and are included under the topic Early Lynton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lynton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lynton Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lynton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lynton In Ireland


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Lynton In Ireland



Some of the Lynton family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lynton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Nico Lynton, aged 22, arrived in Barbados in 1635

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    5. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    7. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    10. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
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    The Lynton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lynton Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 18 December 2014 at 14:38.

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