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Scotney Early Origins



The surname Scotney was first found in Sussex where Walter de Scotinis (Scotney) built the Castle of Scotney finishing it in the year 1180. He was steward of the Earl of Gloucester temp. Henry III. He "was hanged on a charge of attempting the life of his master. His descendants continued at Scotney till the reign of Edward III." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
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Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
Today Scotney Castle is an English country house with formal gardens which are open to the publi c. The grounds have been used to host Shakespeare productions, notably A Midsummer Night's Dream. "The church [of Lamberhurst] is in the decorated English style, with a square embattled tower surmounted by a low spire, and contains some ancient monuments to the Scotney family, whose sepulchral chapel adjoins the south aisle." [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 list the following of the family who were all found in Lincolnshire at that time: Lambert de Scoteni; Thomas de Scoteney; and Peter de Scotenye. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

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Scotney Spelling Variations


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Scotney Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Scotney, Scotnie, Scoteny, Scotini and others.

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Scotney Early History


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Scotney Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scotney research. Another 309 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1143 and 1310 are included under the topic Early Scotney History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scotney Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Scotney Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Scotney 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:

Scotney Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Scotney settled in America in 1804
  • Thomas Scotney, who landed in America in 1804

Scotney Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Eveline Scotney, aged 23, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1912

Scotney Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Robert Scotney, aged 34, who settled in Prince Albert, Canada, in 1923

Scotney Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Scotney, English convict from Cambridge, who was transported aboard the "Agincourt" on July 6, 1844, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Agincourt voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 226 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agincourt/1844
  • William Scotney, aged 20, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Oregon"
  • Sarah Scotney, aged 21, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "Escort"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Scotney (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Scotney (post 1700)



  • Evelyn Scotney (1896-1967), Australian coloratura soprano

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  3. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  4. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Agincourt voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 226 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agincourt/1844

Other References

  1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  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 Scotney Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Scotney 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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