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Swinton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Swinton family


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)

Early History of the Swinton family


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Swinton Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Swinton family (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...
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Migration of the Swinton family to the New World and Oceana


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"

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 (1925-2018), Commander of the Household Division and General Officer Commanding London District (1976-1979) [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
  • George Swinton Legaré (1869-1913), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina (1903-1913)

Historic Events for the Swinton family



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 [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


  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


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