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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 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
  • William Smeaton, who arrived in Arkansas in 1892

Smeaton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Smeaton arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [3]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 arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [3]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, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Forfarshire" in 1873
  • James M. Smeaton, aged 17, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Forfarshire" in 1873
  • William Smeaton, aged 15, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Forfarshire" in 1873
  • Matthew Smeaton, aged 9, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Forfarshire" in 1873
  • Agnes Smeaton, aged 46, a housekeeper, 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. ^ 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. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  3. 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).
  4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  6. 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.
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  11. ...

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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