Struther History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Struther family

The surname Struther was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat as Lords of the manor, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

Important Dates for the Struther family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Struther research. Another 108 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1357, 1555, 1567, 1675, 1737 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Struther History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Struther Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Strothers, Strother, Struther, Struthers and others.

Early Notables of the Struther family (pre 1700)

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Struther migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Struther Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Joseph Struther, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1852

Struther migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Struther Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Struther, British settler travelling from London via Cape ports aboard the ship "Pembroke Castle" arriving in Port Chalmers, Dunedin, Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 5th November 1889 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Struther (post 1700)

  • Struther Arnott CBE, FRS, FRSE (1934-2013), Scottish academic, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews

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