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Swinson Early Origins



The surname Swinson was first found in Herefordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Swinson Spelling Variations


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Swinson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Swansey, Swancey, Swinsey, Swincey, Swansea, Swansee, Swansie, Swancie, Swincie, Swinsea, Swonsey and many more.

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Swinson Early History


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Swinson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Swinson research. Another 318 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Swinson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Swinson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Swinson Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Swinson 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:

Swinson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Swinson, who arrived in Virginia in 1714
  • Rebecca Swinson, who landed in Virginia in 1714

Swinson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Emanuel Swinson, aged 20, landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1833

Swinson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William J. Swinson, aged 30, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Calphurnia"
  • J. Swinson arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Calphurnia" in 1849
  • Ann Swinson arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Calphurnia" in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Swinson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Swinson (post 1700)



  • Corey Swinson (1969-2013), American NFL football defensive tackle in 1995
  • Aaron Swinson (b. 1971), American basketball player
  • Gwynn T Swinson, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Administration
  • Tim Swinson (b. 1987), English rugby union footballer
  • Arthur Swinson (1915-1970), British Army officer, writer, playwright, and historian
  • Jo Swinson (b. 1980), Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Dunbartonshire East constituency near Glasgow in Scotland
  • Richard P Swinson MD, FRCPC, FRCPsych, DPM, former Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University

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Swinson Historic Events


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Swinson Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Ernest J Swinson (b. 1913), English Ordnance Artificer 3rd Class serving for the Royal Navy from Thames Ditton, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    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. 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.
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    10. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
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    The Swinson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Swinson 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 15 October 2016 at 12:57.

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