Early Origins of the Thirxton family
The surname Thirxton was first found in Suffolk
in the parish of Market-Weston. "The seat of the Thruston family is within the parish." 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
in 1524. 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.
Early History of the Thirxton family
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Thirxton Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Thruxton, Thruston, Thurxton, Thirxton, Therxton and others.
Early Notables of the Thirxton family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Thirxton family to Ireland
Some of the Thirxton family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Thirxton family to the New World and Oceana
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..