Early Origins of the Purinton family
Staffordshire at Perton, a large village and civil parish which has derived its name from 'Pear Town,' referring the a unique pear which grows in the area. The original manor was held by Edward the Confessor and then by the Abbot of Westminster. In turn, the abbey held Perton manor until 1162 when it was granted to Lord William Perton.
The surname is descended from the tenant of the lands of Perton, a steward of Westminster Abbey who was recorded in the Domesday Book census of 1086. CITATION[CLOSE]
Purton is a parish, in the union of Cricklade and Wootton-Bassett, hundred of Highworth, Cricklade, and Staple in Wiltshire. CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Purinton family
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Purinton Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Perton, Pearton, Purton, Periton, Perriton, Pertond, Prington, Purinton and many more.
Early Notables of the Purinton family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Purinton family to Ireland
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Migration of the Purinton family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Purton and Elizabeth Purton, who settled in Boston in 1633; Jeremy Perton, a servant sent from Bristol to the Foreign Plantations in 1660; John Perton, who arrived in Virginia in 1682.
Contemporary Notables of the name Purinton (post 1700)
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