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Swinden Early Origins



The surname Swinden was first found in Berwickshire, in Scotland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, they were descended from Edulf of Swinton, living about 1050 A.D. Other early records revealed Alanus de Svint' witnessed a charter by the first earl of Dunbar and Sir Alan de Swynton witnessed a deed of sale of Adam, son of Thurill c. 1240. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

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Swinden Spelling Variations


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Swinden Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Swinton, Swintone, Swynton, Swyntone and others.

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Swinden Early History


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Swinden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Swinden research. Another 337 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1388, 1552, 1700, 1621, 1679, 1625 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Swinden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Swinden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Swinden Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Sir John Swinton of Swinton; Sir Alexander Swinton of Swinton; and his first son, John Swinton (1621?-1679), a Scottish politician active during the Wars of...

Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Swinden Notables 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:

Swinden Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Charles Swinden, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Ganges" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) GANGES 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Ganges.gif

Swinden Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Swinden, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Claramont" in 1863

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Contemporary Notables of the name Swinden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Swinden (post 1700)



  • Albert Swinden (1901-1961), English-born, American abstract painter, one of the founders of the American Abstract Artists
  • James Frederick "Jim" Swinden (1905-1971), English professional footballer
  • Dr T Swinden, English first director of research for United Steel, eponym of SwindenHouse, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) GANGES 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Ganges.gif

Other References

  1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  2. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  3. 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).
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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The Swinden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Swinden 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 24 September 2017 at 00:04.

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