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Early Origins of the Playter family


The surname Playter was first found in both Suffolk and Norfolk where the first on record was Thomas Playters of Thorndon in Suffolk. His son, Thomas Playters (died 1479) held Wilborne manor and advowson in Norfolk, Sotterley, and Ugshall manor in Suffolk. He was buried in Sotterley church. Hi son William Playters (died 1512) had a son named Christopher Playters (d. 1547.)

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Early History of the Playter family

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Early History of the Playter family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Playter research.
Another 325 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1103, 1177, 1449, 1552, 1560, 1820, 1455, 1487, 1623, 1606, 1605, 1590, 1668, 1640, 1648, 1640 and 1649 are included under the topic Early Playter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Playter Spelling Variations

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Playter Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Plater, Plator, Playter, Playtor, Platter, Plattor, Plaitor, Plaiter, Plaitors and many more.

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Early Notables of the Playter family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Playter family (pre 1700)


Distinguished members of the family include Sir Thomas Playters, 1st Baronet of Sotterley, High Sheriff of Suffolk in 1605; and Sir William Playters, 2nd Baronet (1590-1668)...
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Migration of the Playter family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Playter family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Playter Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Lieut. George Henry Playter U.E. (b. 1738) born in Walton-Upon-Thames, England, United Kingdom from Pennsylvania, USA who settled in Nova Scotia c. 1781, then resettled in 1792 in Kingston, Ontario he relocated again in Toronto, Ontario in 1793 he was served in the Guides and Pioneers, married to Elizabeth Welding in 1766 having 10 children, he died in 1822 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • George Playter, who arrived in Canada in 1797

Playter Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Playter and Aaron Playter, who settled in Ontario in 1825
  • Elizabeth Playter, who settled in Canada in 1832
  • George Playter, who landed in Canada in 1836
  • James George Playter, who settled in Ontario in 1869

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Contemporary Notables of the name Playter (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Playter (post 1700)


  • Wellington Playter (1879-1937), English actor
  • George Frederick Playter (1809-1866), Canadian minister, historian and author

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  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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