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Tunstall Early Origins



The surname Tunstall was first found in Lancashire, at Tunstall, a parish, in the union of Lancaster, hundred of Lonsdale south of the Sands. "This is the Tunestalle of the Domesday Survey. It was early held by a family of the local name, a member of which, Sir Bryan Tunstall, was killed in the battle of Flodden-Field, and is called in Sir Walter Scott's Marmion, 'the Stainless Knight.' The family occupied Thurland Castle, a place of great antiquity, restored by the present, proprietor." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
In 1402 Sir Thomas Tunstall founded the stone castle, when King Henry IV granted him a licence to crenellate. He also rebuilt the local church. In the Civil War, the castle was almost demolished in the siege of 1643, when being held for the King, by Sir John Girlington.

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Tunstall Spelling Variations


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Tunstall Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tonstall, Tunstall and others.

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Tunstall Early History


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Tunstall Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tunstall research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1474, 1559, 1616, 1929, 1644, 1675 and 1693 are included under the topic Early Tunstall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tunstall Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tunstall Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Tunstall Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edward Tunstall, who landed in Virginia in 1637 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Robert Tunstall, who landed in Virginia in 1650 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Josh Tunstall, who arrived in America in 1699

Tunstall Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ann Tunstall, who landed in New York in 1835 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Edmund Tunstall, who arrived in New York in 1835 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • James Tunstall, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1876 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Mrs. Theo Tunstall, aged 32, who landed in America, in 1893
  • Thomas Tunstall, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Maryport, in 1898

Tunstall Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Aaron Tunstall, aged 61, who landed in America, in 1906
  • Esther Hannah Tunstall, aged 24, who settled in America from England, in 1908
  • Fred Tunstall, aged 34, who landed in America from Bolton, England, in 1909
  • John Henry Tunstall, aged 27, who landed in America from Liverpool, England, in 1909
  • Wilfred Tunstall, aged 7, who emigrated to America from Bolton, England, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Tunstall Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Tunstall, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Navarino" in 1849 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) NAVARINO 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Navarino.htm

Tunstall Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Agnes Tunstall, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blairgowrie" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tunstall (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tunstall (post 1700)



  • Whitmell P. Tunstall (1810-1854), American politician
  • John Tunstall (1853-1878), American (New Mexico) rancher of Lincoln County War fame
  • James Tunstall (1708-1762), English cleric and classical scholar from Richmond, Yorkshire
  • William Tunstall, English footballer who played in the 1903-1904 season
  • Marmaduke Tunstall (1743-1790), English ornithologist and collector
  • Squadron Leader Peter "Pete" Tunstall (1918-2013), English pilot and famous World War II prisoner of war who escaped four times for which he holds the record for the most time spent by an Allied POW in solitary confinement
  • Fred Tunstall (1897-1971), English footballer
  • Cuthbert Tunstall (1474-1559), English prelate
  • Arthur Tunstall OBE (1922-2016), Australian and international sport administrator, inducted into the Australia Hall of Fame
  • Matthew "Matt" Tunstall, Scottish professional rugby league footballer
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Tunstall Historic Events


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Tunstall Historic Events




Empress of Ireland


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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Droit
Motto Translation: Right.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) NAVARINO 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Navarino.htm

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  7. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  11. ...

The Tunstall Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tunstall 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.

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