Smithton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Smithton family

The surname Smithton was first found in Midlothian at Smytheton, now named Smeaton [1] or in the North Riding of Yorkshire at either Great Smeaton, Kirk Smeaton or Little Smeaton. [2]

Early History of the Smithton family

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Smithton Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Smithton family (pre 1700)

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Australia Smithton migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Smithton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. William Smithton, (b. 1821), aged 20, Irish farm servant from County Tyrone, Ireland departing on 8th July 1841 from Greenock, Scotland aboard the ship "New York Packet" arriving in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on 23rd October 1841 [3]


  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Lower, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  3. ^ Ship Voyages to New South Wales (Retrieved 18th November 2020). Retrieved from http://indexes.records.nsw.gov.au/ebook/list.aspx?Page=NRS5316/4_4782/New%20York%20Packet_23%20Oct%201841/4_478200095.jpg&No=228


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