Smeeton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Smeeton family
The surname Smeeton was first found in Midlothian at Smytheton, now named Smeaton  or in the North Riding of Yorkshire at either Great Smeaton, Kirk Smeaton or Little Smeaton. 
Early History of the Smeeton family
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Smeeton Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Smeaton, Smeeton, Smitten, Smitton, Smeton, Smithton and many more.
Early Notables of the Smeeton family (pre 1700)
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| Smeeton migration to the United States ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Smeeton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- William Smeeton, who landed in Arkansas in 1882 
| Smeeton migration to Australia ||+|
Emigration to Australia
followed the First Fleets
of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Smeeton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
| Smeeton migration to New Zealand ||+|
Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:
Smeeton Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Mr. Edward W. Smeeton, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Gypsy" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand on 18th October 1856 
- Mr. Smeeton, British settler travelling from London, UK aboard the ship "British Queen" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand on 30th August 1859 
- Mrs. Smeeton, British settler travelling from London, UK with 2 children aboard the ship "British Queen" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand on 30th August 1859 
|Contemporary Notables of the name Smeeton (post 1700) ||+|
- George Smeeton (1800-1828), English printer and compiler who rose from a humble position to the proprietorship of a printing business in the neighbourhood of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, Westminster
- Vice Admiral Sir Richard Smeeton KCB, MBE, DL (1912-1992), British Royal Navy officer who served as Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic from 1962 to 1964
- Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
- Lower, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
- 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)
- Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 8th July 2021). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/Dick
- New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html