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Whitrow Early Origins



The surname Whitrow was first found in Devon 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 13th century when they held lands.

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Whitrow Spelling Variations


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Whitrow Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Whitrow, Whitroe, Whitro, Whittrow, Witrow and many more.

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Whitrow Early History


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Whitrow Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whitrow research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Whitrow History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Whitrow Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Whitrow Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Whitrow 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:

Whitrow Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Robert Whitrow, who came to Maryland in 1671
  • Robert Whitrow, who arrived in Maryland in 1671

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Contemporary Notables of the name Whitrow (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Whitrow (post 1700)



  • Gerald James Whitrow (1912-2000), British mathematician, cosmologist and science historian, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow of the Imperial College
  • Benjamin "Ben" Whitrow (b. 1937), British actor, nominee for a BAFTA award

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Whitrow Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    The Whitrow Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whitrow 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 25 July 2016 at 09:22.

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