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.
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During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Newbottle occurred in many references, and spelling variations
of the name found included Newbottle, Nebattle, Neubattle, Neubottle, Newbottell, Newbottel and many more.
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 illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Newbottle, or a spelling variation of the surname include: Jno Newbott, who came to Barbados in 1680.