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The surname Sculthorpe is a distinguished Anglo-Saxon surname whose roots can be traced back to the Vikings who once dominated the shores of Britain. The name is derived from "Sculthorpe," the name of a parish in Norfolk which is itself made up of two Old Norse elements: "Skuli," a personal name, and "thorpe," meaning "settlement." It is likely that the original bearer of this name was a native of this parish.

Sculthorpe Early Origins



The surname Sculthorpe was first found in Norfolk, where the parish of Sculthorpe is located. It was a common practice of the time to refer to a new resident of a city by the name of his hometown; thus, the progenitor of the name Sculthorpe may have been a native of the parish of Sculthorpe who had settled in a different city.

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Sculthorpe Spelling Variations


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Sculthorpe Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sculthorp, Sculthorpe, Skullthorp, Skullthorpe and others.

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Sculthorpe Early History


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Sculthorpe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sculthorpe research. Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1324, 1325, and 1825 are included under the topic Early Sculthorpe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sculthorpe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sculthorpe Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sculthorpe 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:

Sculthorpe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hy. Sculthorpe, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States from Liverpool, in 1897

Sculthorpe Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Henry Sculthorpe, aged 66, who settled in America from Sleaford, in 1905
  • Ada Sculthorpe, aged 22, who landed in America from Seaton, in 1905
  • Alice Sculthorpe, aged 19, who settled in America from Seaton, in 1905
  • Chas. Sculthorpe, aged 25, who landed in America from Seaton, in 1905
  • Henry Sculthorpe, aged 68, who emigrated to the United States from Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Sculthorpe Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Sculthorpe, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Andromeda" on November 13, 1832, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 27) Andromeda voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1832 with 186 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/andromeda/1832

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sculthorpe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sculthorpe (post 1700)



  • Peter Joshua Sculthorpe AO, OBE (b. 1929), noted Australian composer from Launceston, Tasmania, best known for his works Kakadu (1988) and Earth Cry (1992)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 27) Andromeda voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1832 with 186 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/andromeda/1832

Other References

  1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  2. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  5. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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This page was last modified on 27 November 2014 at 09:43.

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