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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. 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.
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. 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.
    5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    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 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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