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Thirxton Early Origins



The surname Thirxton was first found in Suffolk in the parish of Market-Weston. "The seat of the Thruston family is within the parish." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
A very rare surname, we also found Andrew Thurston and John Thryston both listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Suffolk in 1524. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
This latter source claims that the name is a metathesized form of Thurstan.

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Thirxton Spelling Variations


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Thirxton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Thruxton, Thruston, Thurxton, Thirxton, Therxton and others.

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Thirxton Early History


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Thirxton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thirxton research. Another 194 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1566, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Thirxton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thirxton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thirxton Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Thirxton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thirxton In Ireland


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Thirxton In Ireland



Some of the Thirxton family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 78 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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: Thomas Thruston, who settled in New England in 1637 with his wife Margaret and their two children; as well as Robert Thruston, who came to Virginia in 1666..

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)

Other References

  1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  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. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  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 Thirxton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thirxton 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 1 September 2016 at 10:54.

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