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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. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    3. 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.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. 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.
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. 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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