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Prout Early Origins



The surname Prout was first found in Shropshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Prout Spelling Variations


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Prout Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Proud, Proude, Prout, Prowd and others.

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Prout Early History


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Prout Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Prout research. Another 277 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1348, 1409, 1391, 1394, 1783 and 1852 are included under the topic Early Prout History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Prout Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Prout Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Prout 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:

Prout Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Timothy Prout, who arrived in New England in 1643
  • William Prout, who landed in Virginia in 1653
  • William Prout, who settled in Virginia in 1653
  • Gyles Prout, who landed in Virginia in 1663
  • Thomas Prout, his wife and son, who came to Barbados in 1678
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Prout Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Roger Prout, who landed in New York in 1808
  • Eliza Prout, who arrived in New York, NY in 1842
  • John Prout, aged 30, arrived in New York in 1854
  • Patrick Prout, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1860

Prout Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Thomas Prout U.E. who settled in Parr Town, Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1784 [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
  • Mr. Sherman Prout U.E. who settled in Home District [York County], Ontario c. 1786 he served in Butler's Rangers [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

Prout Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Prout arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "South Australian" in 1837 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SOUTH AUSTRALIAN 1837-1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837SouthAustralian.htm
  • John Prout arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Waterloo" in 1840 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WATERLOO 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Waterloo.htm
  • Eliza Prout arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Waterloo" in 1840 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WATERLOO 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Waterloo.htm
  • George Prout arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lady Bruce" in 1846
  • John Prout arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Glen Huntley" in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Prout Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Prout, aged 19, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "City of Auckland" in 1872
  • Henry Prout, aged 28, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dilharree" in 1875
  • Mary Prout, aged 25, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dilharree" in 1875
  • Thomas Prout, aged 1, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dilharree" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Prout (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Prout (post 1700)



  • William Prout, American Democrat politician, Chair of Somerset County Democratic Party, 1919
  • W. Cadman Prout, American politician, Candidate in primary for Circuit Judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1966
  • John Prout, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1928, 1932
  • Everett R. Prout, American Republican politician, Member of Massachusetts State House of Representatives Third Norfolk District, 1923-24
  • Charles D. Prout, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 7th District, 1990
  • William Christopher Prout (1886-1927), American Olympic athlete
  • John Skinner Prout (1805-1876), English born Australian watercolourist and nephew of Samuel Prout
  • Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909), English musical theorist, writer, teacher and composer
  • Samuel Prout (1783-1852), English watercolor painter
  • Kirsten Prout (b. 1990), Canadian actress
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Prout Historic Events


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Prout Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. H Prout, British Boy, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



  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
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SOUTH AUSTRALIAN 1837-1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837SouthAustralian.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WATERLOO 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Waterloo.htm

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  4. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  5. 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).
  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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The Prout Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Prout 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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