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Vigott Early Origins



The surname Vigott was first found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1066 after the Norman Conquest when Wigot or Wigod (one of the most powerful Baron Norman origin of Bigot) from castles and lands. William Bigot was the brother of Roger Bigod and the second son of Robert Bigot became to the conquest by Apula from Italy. The name became Wiggett.

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Vigott Spelling Variations


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Vigott Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wiggett, Wicket, Wickett, Wicketts, Wiggat, Wiggatt, Wigot, Wiket, Wyket, Vigot, Vigott, Wiggot, Wiggot and many more.

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Vigott Early History


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Vigott Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vigott research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1185, 1284, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Vigott History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vigott Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vigott Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vigott 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: Joseph Wickett, who came to Maryland in 1666; Danl Wicket, an emigrant in bondage on record in Potomac in 1743; John Wickett, also a bonded emigrant, who came to America in 1751.

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Vigott Historic Events


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Vigott Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Philip Francis Vigott, aged 32, English Able Seaman from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking escaping on life boat 13 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

Other References

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  2. 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.
  3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  4. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  10. 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).
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The Vigott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vigott 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 18 February 2014 at 12:51.

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