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Tink History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



This Tink surname derives from the Old English word tinklere, of uncertain origin. The name is generally thought to be of occupational origin for someone who mended of pots and pans.

Early Origins of the Tink family


The surname Tink was first found in London, where a Laurence Tinekere is in a listing from 1244-46 in "The History of St. Bartholomew's Hospital." From early times, records of Tink can be found in both southern and northern England.

Early History of the Tink family


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Another 339 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1243, 1244, 1268, 1273, 1279, 1379, 1617, 1620, and 1621 are included under the topic Early Tink History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Tink Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Tinker, Tinkler, Tink, Tinke, Tyneker, Tynekar and many more.

Early Notables of the Tink family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Tink family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tink Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Richard Tink, aged 25, who arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Prince Regent" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PRINCE REGENT 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851PrinceRegent.htm
  • Richard Tink, aged 25, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Prince Regent" in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PRINCE REGENT 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851PrinceRegent.htm
  • William Tink, aged 39, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "William Prowse" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 21st August 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) William Prowse 1856. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/williamprowse1854.shtml

Tink Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Richard T. Tink, (b. 1859), aged 19, Cornish farm labourer departing on 7th September 1878 aboard the ship "Opawa" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 7th December 1878 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Lyttelton 1858-84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf

Contemporary Notables of the name Tink (post 1700)


  • Rowan John Tink AM (b. 1955), Australian Special Air Service officer, recipient of the United States Bronze Star for his actions in Afghanistan
  • Andrew Arnold Tink BA LLB MP (b. 1953), Australian politician, Member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly from 1988 to 2007

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PRINCE REGENT 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851PrinceRegent.htm
  2. ^ South Australian Register Monday 21st August 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) William Prowse 1856. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/williamprowse1854.shtml
  3. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Lyttelton 1858-84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf

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