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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. 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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