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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

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

Swinton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Peter Swinton, who arrived in New York in 1840

Swinton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Margaret Swinton, aged 29, a servant, 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)




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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

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Swinton Family Crest Products


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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)

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  4. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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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.

This page was last modified on 6 January 2016 at 20:55.

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