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Thornycroft Early Origins



The surname Thornycroft was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat anciently as Lords of the manor of Thornycroft Hall.

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Thornycroft Spelling Variations


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Thornycroft Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Thornicroft, Thornycroft, Thorneycroft, Thorncraft and many more.

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Thornycroft Early History


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Thornycroft Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thornycroft research. Another 115 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 170 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Thornycroft History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thornycroft Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thornycroft Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Thornycroft 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: Edward Thornicroft settled in Virginia in 1698; Thomas Thorncraft arrived in New York in 1822.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Thornycroft (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Thornycroft (post 1700)



  • Isaac Thomas Thornycroft (1881-1955), British motorboat racer, gold medalist at the 1908 Olympics
  • Sir John Edward Thornycroft KBE (1872-1960), British shipbuilder
  • Sir John Isaac Thornycroft (1843-1928), British marine engineer, founder of the Thornycroft shipbuilding company
  • Sir William "Hamo" Thornycroft (1850-1925), British sculptor, son of Thomas and Mary
  • Mary Thornycroft (1814-1895), British scupltress, wife of Thomas
  • Thomas Thornycroft (1815-1885), British sculptor

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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    The Thornycroft Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thornycroft 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 27 September 2013 at 14:03.

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