Early Origins of the Stanistreet family
The surname Stanistreet was first found in Sussex
where "the Stonestreets appear to have originated." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
It is generally thought that the name was derived from Stanistreet, the Roman road which ran from Regnum (Chichester) to London and was coined for someone who lived by that road. The first record of the name was found in Sussex
in the year 1275 when Saloman Stonstret held estates in that shire.
Staniland Academy (formerly Staniland School) is a primary school with academy status in Boston, Lincolnshire, England founded in 1896.
Early History of the Stanistreet family
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Stanistreet Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Stonestreet, Stanistreet, Stanistrete, Staniland, Stanniland, Sonyland, Stonneyland, Stannerstreet and many more.
Early Notables of the Stanistreet family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Stanistreet family to Ireland
Some of the Stanistreet family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Stanistreet family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
Contemporary Notables of the name Stanistreet (post 1700)
- Michelle Stanistreet (b. 1974), English trade unionist and journalist, current General Secretary of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ)
- John Stanistreet, Australian politician, Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly for Bendigo
- Henry Arthur Stanistreet (1901-1981), Irish cleric, the 14th Bishop of Killaloe, Kilfenora, Clonfert and Kilmacduagh (1957-1971)