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Smurthwaite Early Origins



The surname Smurthwaite was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times as Lords of the manor of Smethwick, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Smurthwaite Spelling Variations


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Smurthwaite Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Smethwick, Smithwick, Smithick and others.

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Smurthwaite Early History


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Smurthwaite Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Smurthwaite research. Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1400 is included under the topic Early Smurthwaite History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Smurthwaite Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Smurthwaite Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Smurthwaite In Ireland


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Smurthwaite In Ireland



Some of the Smurthwaite family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 131 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Smurthwaite Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alfred Smurthwaite, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1894

Smurthwaite Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Elizabeth Smurthwaite, aged 49, who landed in America from Durham, England, in 1908
  • George Smurthwaite, aged 53, who settled in America from Durham, England, in 1908
  • George William Smurthwaite, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Sunderland, England, in 1914
  • Frances Yaks Smurthwaite, aged 42, who emigrated to the United States from W. Hartlepool, England, in 1915
  • Henry Smurthwaite, aged 37, who landed in America from London, England, in 1918
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Smurthwaite (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Smurthwaite (post 1700)



  • Thomas Smurthwaite, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Circuit Judge in Michigan 19th Circuit, 1899, 1917; Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1928
  • H. H. Smurthwaite, American Republican politician, Mayor of Marland Heights, West Virginia, 1941-45
  • C. B. Smurthwaite, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1944
  • James Smurthwaite (1916-1989), English first class cricketer

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    4. 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.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    11. ...

    The Smurthwaite Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Smurthwaite 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.

    This page was last modified on 23 December 2015 at 13:33.

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