Newbattell History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Newbattell family
The surname Newbattell was first found in Durham at Newbottle, a township, in the parish and union of Houghton-le-Spring, N. division of Easington ward, the name of which in the Saxon signifies "new dwelling."  One of the first records of the name was Adam de Neubotle who witnessed a charter by Paul de Pulloc c. 1177-1179.  They may have taken their name from Newbattle Abbey.
Early History of the Newbattell family
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Newbattell Spelling Variations
Although the name, Newbattell, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Newbottle, Nebattle, Neubattle, Neubottle, Newbottell, Newbottel and many more.
Early Notables of the Newbattell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Newbattell family
Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Newbattell family name Newbattell, or who bore a variation of the surname were Jno Newbott, who came to Barbados in 1680.
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- ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
- ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)