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Sitwell Early Origins



The surname Sitwell was first found in Northumberland where this royal family claim direct descent from Seawald, and through him, from Ida, the Saxon King of Northumberland in the eighth century. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
The Sitwells of the north have been seated at Barmoor Castle in Northumberland since 1791 when it was acquired by inheritance by Francis Hurt Sitwell. Some people believe that Sidwell, Latin (Sativola) was a virgin saint from the English county of Devon and was possibly of Brythonic or Anglo-Saxon origin. Sidwell was an ancient personal name and a church at Exeter is dedicated to St. Sidwell. [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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Sitwell Spelling Variations


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Sitwell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sittwell, Sitwell, Sithwell, Sidwell, Sidewell and others.

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Sitwell Early History


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Sitwell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sitwell research. Another 329 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1753, 1808, 1927, 1946, 1601, 1667, 1626 and 1653 are included under the topic Early Sitwell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sitwell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sitwell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sitwell 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 or some of its variants were: William Sidwell settled in Maryland in 1720.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sitwell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sitwell (post 1700)



  • Nigel Degge Wilmot Sitwell (1935-2017), English conservationist, writer, editor and businessman, editor and publisher of the WWF magazine series Wildlife for 17 years
  • Sir George Reresby Sacheverell Sitwell (b. 1967), 8th Baronet of Renishaw, an English peer
  • Sir Sitwell Reresby Sitwell (1820-1862), 3rd Baronet of Renishaw, an English peer
  • Sir George Sitwell (1797-1853), 2nd Baronet of Renishaw, an English peer
  • Sir Francis Osbert Sacheverell Sitwell (1892-1969), 5th Baronet of Renishaw, an English writer, one of the literary Sitwells
  • Sir Sacheverell Sitwell CH (1897-1988), 6th Baronet of Renishaw, an English writer, best known as an art critic and writer on architecture, the youngest of the literary Sitwells
  • Sir George Reresby Sitwell (1860-1943), 4th Baronet of Renishaw, British antiquarian writer and Conservative politician, Member of Parliament for Scarborough (1885-1886), and (1892-1895)
  • Sir Sitwell Sitwell (1769-1811), 1st Baronet of Renishaw, a British politician and landowner, Member of Parliament for West Looe (1796-1801), Member of Parliament for West Looe (1801-1802)
  • Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell DBE (1887-1964), British poet and critic, the eldest of the three literary Sitwells
  • Rev. Francis Gerard Sitwell OSB, MA, Parish Priest of St. Benedicts, Ampleforth

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  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Other References

  1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  6. 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).
  7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Sitwell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sitwell 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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