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Swintown Early Origins



The surname Swintown 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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Swintown Spelling Variations


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Swintown Spelling Variations



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

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Swintown Early History


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Swintown Early History



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

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Swintown Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Swintown 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 Swintown 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 or some of its variants were: John Swinton who settled in New Jersey in 1685; and Charles Swinton, who settled in Maryland in 1714.

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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. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  2. 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.
  3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. 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 Swintown Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Swintown 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 21 August 2013 at 14:20.

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