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Scotton Early Origins



The surname Scotton was first found in Scotton at various villages so named throughout England. They include: Scotton, a village and civil parish in Lincolnshire, where the 2001 census lists a population of 531; Scotton, a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire; and Scotton, a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire. Accordingly, Yorkshire is the most likely place from where the surname originates. As far as the Scottow variant, Scottow is a village and civil parish in Norfolk.

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Scotton Spelling Variations


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Scotton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Scottow, Scottau, Scottaugh and others.

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Scotton Early History


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Scotton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scotton research. Another 160 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1177, 1250, 1618, and 1698 are included under the topic Early Scotton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scotton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Scotton Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Scotton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scotton In Ireland


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Scotton In Ireland



Some of the Scotton family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 134 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Scotton Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alfred Scotton, aged 30, who settled in America from Norwich, in 1904
  • Eliza Scotton, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States from Norwich, in 1904
  • Frank Scotton, aged 1, who landed in America from Norwich, in 1904
  • Jack Scotton, aged 3, who emigrated to America from Norwich, in 1904
  • Thomas Scotton, aged 57, who landed in America from London, England, in 1916
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Scotton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Scotton (post 1700)



  • William Henry Scotton (1856-1893), English cricketer
  • Richard "Dick" Bailey Scotton AO, Australian health economist, best known as the original author of the Australian Medicare program

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. 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. 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. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    11. ...

    The Scotton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Scotton 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.

    This page was last modified on 9 December 2017 at 14:20.

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