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Sterritt Early Origins



The surname Sterritt was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Sterritt Spelling Variations


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Sterritt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stirrett, Stirett, Sterritt, Stirratt, Starratt, Starrat, Starret and many more.

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Sterritt Early History


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Sterritt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sterritt research. Another 210 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1341, 1698, and 1703 are included under the topic Early Sterritt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sterritt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sterritt Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sterritt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sterritt In Ireland


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Sterritt In Ireland



Some of the Sterritt family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 286 words (20 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:

Sterritt Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Sterritt, aged 26, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Billow" in 1833
  • Isabella Sterritt, aged 19, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Billow" in 1833

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sterritt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sterritt (post 1700)



  • M. B. Sterritt, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1932
  • John Sterritt, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 15th District, 1856-57
  • David Sterritt (b. 1944), American film critic, author and scholar

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Sterritt Family Crest Products


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Sterritt Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    3. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. 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. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
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    The Sterritt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sterritt 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 6 December 2015 at 19:30.

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