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Thistlethwaite Early Origins



The surname Thistlethwaite was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066, when that county included the northern part of Lancashire and Cumberland, about the 11th century.

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Thistlethwaite Spelling Variations


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Thistlethwaite Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Thistlethwaite, Thistlethwayte and others.

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Thistlethwaite Early History


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Thistlethwaite Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thistlethwaite research. Another 256 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1133 is included under the topic Early Thistlethwaite History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thistlethwaite Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thistlethwaite Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Thistlethwaite Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Peter Thistlethwaite who settled with his servant in Barbados in 1680
  • Peter Thistlethwaite who settled in Barbados in 1680 with his servant

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Contemporary Notables of the name Thistlethwaite (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Thistlethwaite (post 1700)



  • Morwen Thistlethwaite, American knot theorist and professor of mathematics for the University of Tennessee in Knoxville
  • Glenn Thistlethwaite (1885-1956), American college football head coach in the mid 20th century
  • William J. Thistlethwaite, American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Herkimer County, 1929-31
  • John Richmond Thistlethwaite, American editor and publisher
  • Anthony Thistlethwaite (b. 1955), British multi-instrumentalist best known as a member of the folk-rock group The Waterboys
  • Frank Thistlethwaite CBE (1915-2003), British Educational Administrator, first Vice-Chancellor of the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England

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Thistlethwaite Historic Events


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Thistlethwaite Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Richard Thistlethwaite, British Able Bodied Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Thistlethwaite Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thistlethwaite 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 8 January 2017 at 03:30.

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