Oxfordshire, Nethercote in Warwickshire, or Nethercott in Devon.
Early Origins of the Nethercott family
Northampton and Oxfordshire 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 1208 when Ern de Nethercot held estates in Oxfordshire.
Early History of the Nethercott family
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Nethercott Spelling Variations
hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Spelling variants included: Nethery, Nethercott, Nethercoat, Nethercott and others.
Early Notables of the Nethercott family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Nethercott family to the New World and Oceana
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Nethercotts to arrive on North American shores:
Nethercott Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Nethercott Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Nethercott Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Nethercott Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Nethercott (post 1700)
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