of the lands of Swillington, held by Ilbert de Lacy, a Norman noble, who was recorded in the
census of 1086. This small village consisted of a Church with a strange black tower. Thorpe-On-The-Hill in the West Riding of
was home to a branch of the family in ancient times. "This place, which is now united with Lofthouse, was anciently the seat of the Swillingtons, and subsequently of the Gascoigne and the Ingram families."
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of this family name include: Swillington, Swillinton, Swilington, Swilinton, Swilton and many more.
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..