Early Origins of the Ruckston family
The surname Ruckston was first found in Northamptonshire at Rushton, a small village and civil parish that dates back to the Domesday Book
where it was listed as Risetone. The reference lists that it comprised three very small settlements: Barford, which had only seven inhabitants; Glendon, home of Glendon Hall and had fourteen inhabitants; and finally Rushton St. Peter, which included Rushton Hall and Rushton All Saints with a population of forty-five. Rushton Hall has gone through many changes since the first record but today is a luxury hotel. This was the ancestral home of the Tresham family from 1438. The place name Rushton is generally believed to mean "farmstead where rushes grow" from the Old English words rysc + tun. CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Rushton is also a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire
West. However, this village is rather recent as the first recorded population statistic was in the 1881 census. Finally Rushton Spencer is located in Staffordshire
an early possession of the Spencer family.
Early History of the Ruckston family
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Ruckston Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Ruckston family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ruckston family to Ireland
Some of the Ruckston family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Ruckston family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Ruckston Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Nich Ruckston, who landed in Virginia in 1663 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)