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Poulton Early Origins



The surname Poulton 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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Poulton Spelling Variations


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Poulton Spelling Variations



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

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Poulton Early History


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Poulton Early History



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

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Poulton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Poulton 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 Poulton 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 were:

Poulton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Poulton, who settled in Virginia in 1642
  • William Poulton, who landed in Virginia in 1642 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Poulton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Poulton, who landed in New York in 1835 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Poulton Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Poulton, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • John Poulton, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749

Poulton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Edward Poulton, aged 27, a carpenter, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Trafalgar" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The TRAFALGAR 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Trafalgar.htm
  • James Poulton, aged 18, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Brankenmoor" [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The BRANKEN MOOR 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849BrankenMoor.htm
  • Edward Poulton, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Trafalgar" in 1849 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The TRAFALGAR 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Trafalgar.htm
  • Thomas Poulton, aged 18, a farm labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Marion" [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) MARION 1851 - HER HISTORY. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Marion.htm
  • Thomas Poulton, aged 30, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Omega" [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) OMEGA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/omega1852.shtml
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Poulton Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Emma Poulton, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Gertrude" in 1868

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Contemporary Notables of the name Poulton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Poulton (post 1700)



  • Bruce Poulton (1927-2015), American educator, the 10th Chancellor of North Carolina State University from 1982 to 1989
  • George Henry Poulton (1929-2010), English professional association football player
  • Diana Poulton (1903-1995), English lutenist and musicologist
  • George R. Poulton (1828-1867), English musician and composer, best known for composing the tune to "Aura Lea"
  • Henry Mortimer Poulton (1898-1973), British administrator in British India, Chief Commissioner of Balochistan (1946)
  • Edward L. Poulton (1865-1937), British trade unionist
  • Harry Poulton (1919-1981), Canadian sprint canoer at the 1948 Summer Olympics
  • Tom Poulton (1897-1963), British magazine and medical illustrator
  • Neil Poulton (b. 1963), Scottish product designer, based in Paris, France
  • Leah Joy Poulton (b. 1984), Australian cricketer who plays for New South Wales and Australia
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The TRAFALGAR 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Trafalgar.htm
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The BRANKEN MOOR 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849BrankenMoor.htm
  5. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) MARION 1851 - HER HISTORY. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Marion.htm
  6. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) OMEGA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/omega1852.shtml

Other References

  1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  2. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  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. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  11. ...

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