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Poolton Early Origins



The surname Poolton was first found in Cheshire where Roger, a Norman Baron, held Poulton Lancelyn as under tenant from Osbert FitzTezzo and the time of the Domesday Book in 1086. Conjecturally, the Poultons are descended from Roger de Poulton. A branch of the family was later established in Desborough, Northamptonshire. " The church is an ancient cruciform structure, with a good tower surmounted by a spire, and contains in the chancel a monument to the ancient family of Pulton, who for fourteen generations held the lordship of the place: of this family, Ferdinando Pulton, an eminent lawyer, who compiled the statutes at large from the time of Magna Charta to the sixteenth of James the First, was born here, and lies buried in the chancel." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Poolton Spelling Variations


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Poolton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Poulton, Poolton, Pulton, Pullton, Polton, Pouleton and many more.

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Poolton Early History


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Poolton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Poolton research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1601, 1641, 1638 and 1995 are included under the topic Early Poolton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Poolton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Poolton Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Ferdinand Poulton, S.J, ( c. 1601-1641), English Jesuit missionary to the Province of Maryland, from Buckinghamshire who arrived in British North...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Poolton Notables 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 or some of its variants were: William Poulton settled in Virginia in 1642; followed by John in 1650; another John Poulton settled in Nova Scotia in 1749.

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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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The Poolton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Poolton 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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