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The Trevethick surname comes from one of the numerous places so named in Cornwall. As such, it is classed as a habitation surname denoting someone who came from Trevithick.

Trevethick Early Origins



The surname Trevethick was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Trevithick in St Columb Major and Minor. Cornwall was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to Brittany and Wales than to England. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into Devon, Somerset and Dorset.

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Trevethick Spelling Variations


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Trevethick Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Trevithick, Trevethick, Trevetheck, Trevethick and others.

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Trevethick Early History


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Trevethick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Trevethick research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1359, 1642, 1674, 1668, 1700 and 1788 are included under the topic Early Trevethick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Trevethick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Trevethick Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Trevethick 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 were:

Trevethick Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William H. Trevethick, aged 23, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Lady Macdonald"

Trevethick Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Charles Trevethick, aged 24, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Warwick" in 1879
  • Louisa Trevethick, aged 25, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Warwick" in 1879
  • Clara Trevethick, aged 2, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Warwick" in 1879
  • Flora Trevethick, aged 10 months, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Warwick" in 1879
  • James Trevethick, aged 19, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Warwick" in 1879

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    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. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    9. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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    The Trevethick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Trevethick 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 24 October 2014 at 07:59.

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