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Tithill History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Tithill family


The surname Tithill was first found in various counties throughout Britain. "This surname is derived from a geographical locality. 'of Totehill,' i.e. the look-out hill. Many spots are so called in all parts of England. A hill with a good outlook against an enemy's approach. " [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
[2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Smith, Eldson Coles, New Dictionary of American Family Names New York, Harper & Row, 1956. Print

Today Tothill is a parish, in the union of Louth, Marsh division of the hundred of Calceworth, parts of Lindsey, in Lincolnshire. "This place is said to take its name from a very high round hill in the parish, called Toote Hill. " [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 listed: Custance Totel in Cambridgeshire, 1273; and Roger Tothull in Oxfordshire at that time. Later the Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379 listed: Johannes de Totehill; Willelmus de Totehill; Johannes de Tutill; Agnes filius Thome de Totehil; and John de Totehill. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

But we must look to Warwickshire for the earliest record of the family. For it is there that Gilbert de Totehille was listed as a Knights Templar in 1185. [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)


Early History of the Tithill family


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Tithill Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Toothill, Totehill, Tottehull, Toutehill and others.

Early Notables of the Tithill family (pre 1700)


Notables of this surname at this time include: Hugh Tootell (1671-1743), an English Catholic historian who commonly used the pseudonym Charles Dodd. Born in Lancashire, he was educated at the English College, Douay (1688-1693), and at St Gregory's Seminary, Paris (1693-1697.) After many years of hard work, he completed the "Church...
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Migration of the Tithill family to Ireland


Some of the Tithill family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Tithill family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Mrs Tothill and her husband settled in Barbados in 1680 with a child and servant; Alfred Tothill arrived in Philadelphia in 1685; Waring Tothill arrived in Philadelphia in 1855.

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Citations


  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Smith, Eldson Coles, New Dictionary of American Family Names New York, Harper & Row, 1956. Print
  3. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  4. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)


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