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Swinton Early Origins



The surname Swinton 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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Swinton Spelling Variations


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Swinton Spelling Variations



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

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Swinton Early History


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Swinton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Swinton 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 Swinton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Swinton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Swinton 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 Swinton 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:

Swinton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Swinton who settled in New Jersey in 1685
  • John Swinton, who arrived in New Jersey in 1685 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Swinton Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Charles Swinton, who settled in Maryland in 1714
  • Charles Swinton, who landed in Maryland in 1714 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Swinton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Peter Swinton, who arrived in New York in 1840 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Swinton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Margaret Swinton, aged 29, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Agincourt"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Swinton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Swinton (post 1700)



  • John Swinton (1829-1901), Scottish born, Canadian-American journalist
  • Major-General Sir John Swinton KCVO, OBE, DL (b. 1925), Commander of the Household Division and General Officer Commanding London District [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    John Swinton. (Retrieved 2011, January 24) John Swinton. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Swinton_%28British_Army_officer%29
  • Tilda Swinton (b. 1960), Scottish Academy Award-winning actress
  • Katherine Mathilda "Tilda" Swinton (b. 1960), Academy Award-winning British actress [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Katherine Swinton. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Katherine Swinton. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tilda_Swinton
  • Major General Sir Ernest Dunlop Swinton (1868-1951), British Army officer and writer

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Swinton Historic Events


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Swinton Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. Alexander Swinton, "John Black" British Chief Baker from United Kingdom who worked aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

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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. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ John Swinton. (Retrieved 2011, January 24) John Swinton. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Swinton_%28British_Army_officer%29
  4. ^ Katherine Swinton. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Katherine Swinton. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tilda_Swinton
  5. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

Other References

  1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  3. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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The Swinton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Swinton 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.

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