Early Origins of the Whitcraft family
Suffolk 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 1327 when Richard de Whatecroft held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Whitcraft family
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Whitcraft Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Wheatcroft, Whetcroft, Whetecroft, Wheatcraft, Wheetcroft, Whetcraft, Whitcroft, Witcroft, Whitecroft and many more.
Early Notables of the Whitcraft family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Whitcraft family to the New World and Oceana
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Whitcraft Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Whitcraft (post 1700)
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