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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)



  • 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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Citations



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

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  4. 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.
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  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. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. 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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