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Smeaton Early Origins



The surname Smeaton was first found in Midlothian at Smytheton, now named Smeaton [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
or in the North Riding of Yorkshire at either Great Smeaton, Kirk Smeaton or Little Smeaton. [2]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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Smeaton Spelling Variations


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Smeaton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Smeaton, Smeeton, Smitten, Smitton, Smeton, Smithton and many more.

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Smeaton Early History


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Smeaton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Smeaton research. Another 243 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1359, 1506, 1613, 1583, 1512 and 1536 are included under the topic Early Smeaton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Smeaton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Smeaton Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Thomas Smeaton, Chancellor of Glasgow University; and Mark Smeaton (c.1512-1536), a musician at the court of...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Smeaton 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:

Smeaton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Marmaduke Smeaton, who settled in Virginia in 1685

Smeaton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Edward Smeaton, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1849 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Smeaton, who arrived in Arkansas in 1892 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Smeaton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Smeaton, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm
  • Mary ANn Smeaton, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm

Smeaton Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Robert Smeaton, aged 24, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Forfarshire" in 1873
  • James M. Smeaton, aged 17, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Forfarshire" in 1873
  • William Smeaton, aged 15, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Forfarshire" in 1873
  • Matthew Smeaton, aged 9, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Forfarshire" in 1873
  • Agnes Smeaton, aged 46, a housekeeper, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Forfarshire" in 1873
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Smeaton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Smeaton (post 1700)



  • John Smeaton FRS (1724-1792), English civil engineer, often regarded as the "father of civil engineering"
  • John Smeaton QGM (b. 1976), Scottish baggage handler who assisted police during the 2007 Glasgow International Airport attack
  • Cooper Smeaton, Canadian professional NHL ice hockey referee and coach
  • Bruce James Smeaton (b. 1938), Australian composer

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  3. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm

Other References

  1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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The Smeaton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Smeaton 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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