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Early Origins of the Sprotson family


The surname Sprotson was first found in Cheshire at Sproston, which dates back to the Domesday Book as lands originally held by William Malbank, Baron of Nantwich. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
The family is generally believed to have been from Brecey near Caen in Normandy. Sproston literally meant "farmstead of a man called Sprow" derived from the Old English personal name + tun. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Sproston and Sproston Green have remained small townships through the years as a census taken in the late 1800s listed only 171 inhabitants.

Early History of the Sprotson family


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Sprotson Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Sproston, Sprosson, Sproson, Sprotton, Sproton, Sprotson, Sproxton and many more.

Early Notables of the Sprotson family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Sprotson family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sprotson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • S Sprotson, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

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Citations


  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  3. ^ 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)

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