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The ancient roots of the Pardington family name are in the Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Pardington comes from when the family lived in the region of Partington. Pardington is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Pardington Early Origins



The surname Pardington was first found in Cheshire at Partington, a township, in the parish of Bowdon, union of Altrincham, hundred of Bucklow. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
The place name dates back to at least 1220 when it was first listed as Pattingham. Literally, it means "homestead of the family or followers of a man called P(e)atta," from the Old English personal name + "inga" or "ing" + "ham." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
"This surname is well known in South Lancashire." [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

"The Partingtons are best represented in the Manchester district. There is a Cheshire township thus called. There are also Partingtons in Worcestershire." [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.


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Pardington Spelling Variations


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Pardington Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Pardington has appeared include Partington, Partingtone and others.

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Pardington Early History


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Pardington Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pardington research. Another 289 words (21 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pardington History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pardington Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pardington Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pardington Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pardington In Ireland


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Pardington In Ireland



Some of the Pardington family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 82 words (6 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:

Pardington Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Giles Pardington, aged 40, a bricklayer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Chile" in 1873
  • Elizabeth Pardington, aged 37, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Chile" in 1873
  • Elizabeth Pardington, aged 11, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Chile" in 1873
  • William Pardington, aged 9, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Chile" in 1873
  • Fanny Pardington, aged 7, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Chile" in 1873
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pardington (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pardington (post 1700)



  • Arthur Rayner Pardington (1862-1915), American chief engineer and 2nd Vice President of The Long Island Motor Parkway, Inc
  • J. Pardington, English political candidate for East Twickenham in the 1974 Richmond upon Thames Council election
  • F Iona Pardington D.F.A. (b. 1961), New Zealand photographer, recipient of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship at the University of Otago in 1996 and 1997, 2011 Arts Foundation Laureate Award recipient

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  3. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  4. ^ Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.

Other References

  1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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The Pardington Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pardington 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.

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