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Spratt Early Origins



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

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Spratt Spelling Variations


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Spratt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Spratt, Spr atte, Sprat, Sprett, Spret, Sprott and others.

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Spratt Early History


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Spratt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spratt research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1639, 1765, 1600, 1987, 1635, 1713, 1684, 1713 and are included under the topic Early Spratt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spratt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Spratt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include Blessed Thomas Sprott (died 1600), also spelled Thomas Spratt, an English martyr from Skelsmergh, near Kendal in Westmorland; he was among the eighty-five martyrs of...

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Spratt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spratt In Ireland


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Spratt In Ireland



Some of the Spratt family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 101 words (7 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:

Spratt Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Spratt settled in Virginia in 1635
  • Mary Spratt settled in New England in 1635
  • Tho Spratt, aged 23, landed in Virginia in 1635
  • Charles Spratt, who arrived in Virginia in 1651
  • John Spratt, who arrived in Maryland in 1660
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Spratt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Spratt, aged 50, landed in New York, NY in 1803
  • William Spratt, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811
  • Hugh Spratt, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811
  • James Spratt, aged 20, arrived in New York in 1812
  • Andrew Spratt, who landed in New York, NY in 1815
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Spratt Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Samuel Spratt settled in Placentia, Newfoundland in 1747 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • James Spratt, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • John Spratt, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749

Spratt Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Spratt, a stonemason, arrived in Van Diemenís Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • Charles Spratt arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Fairlee" in 1840 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) FAIRLIE/FAIRLEE 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Fairlie.htm
  • John Spratt, aged 26, a blacksmith, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Olivia"
  • William Spratt, aged 44, a blacksmith, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Henry Moore"
  • Thomas Spratt, aged 18, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Henry Moore"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Spratt Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • H. T. Spratt arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Surge" in 1855
  • S. Spratt arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ulcoats" in 1864
  • James Spratt, aged 30, a sailmaker, arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Adamant" in 1875
  • Maria Spratt, aged 30, arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Adamant" in 1875
  • Elizabeth Spratt, aged 9, arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Adamant" in 1875
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Spratt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Spratt (post 1700)



  • George A. Spratt (1870-1934), American inventor and early aircraft designer
  • Henry Lee Spratt (1888-1969), American Major League Baseball player
  • James Spratt (d. 1880), American electrician and lightning rod salesman from Cincinnati, Ohio who was the first person to manufacture dog biscuits, founder of Spratt's in London, England c. 1860
  • John McKee Spratt Jr. (b. 1942), American politician, Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives
  • Walter Spratt (b. 1892), English footballer
  • Isaac Spratt (1799-1876), English toy dealer in London who wrote pamphlets and rule books about croquet and badminton
  • Thomas Abel Brimage Spratt (1811-1888), English vice-admiral, hydrographer and geologist, best known for his "Spratt's Map" used by archaeologists and contributed to the discovery of Troy
  • Philip Spratt (1902-1971), British writer and intellectual
  • Amanda Spratt (b. 1987), Australian road cyclist at the 2012 Summer Olympics
  • Jonathan Spratt (b. 1986), Welsh international rugby union player
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) FAIRLIE/FAIRLEE 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Fairlie.htm

Other References

  1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. 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. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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The Spratt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spratt 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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