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John Thorpe

(c. 1565–c.1655). English land-and building-surveyor, who also appears to have designed (though rarely supervised) buildings. He produced a book of plans (preserved in Sir John ...

Thorpe

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...1301 in CDI §847; Marmaduke Tharpe (Thorpe in 1666), 1669 in Hearth Money Rolls (Derryaghy, Belfast, Antrim); George Thorp, 1796 in Flaxgrowers List (Dunboe, Derry); George, John and William Tharp, 1796 in Flaxgrowers List (Moville Upper, Donegal). Thorpe, 1911 Frequency. © Archer...

Nesbitt

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... Frequency 1911: 1409 Main location (1847–64): Ulster: esp. Down and Antrim (1911): Antrim, Down, Armagh, Monaghan, Dublin, Donegal English, Scottish: locative name from Nesbit, part of Nesbit and Thorpe Bulmer (County Durham), Nesbit in Doddington or Nesbitt in Stamfordham (both Northumberland), or Nesbit in Edrom (Berwickshire). All of these place names appear to derive from Old English nēs or nesu ‘nose’, in the sense ‘promontory’ or ‘a projecting piece of land in the bend of a river’, + Old English byht ‘bend, curve (in a river)’. Early...

Thorpe

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...of Thorpe , 1377 in Poll Tax (Caldecott, Rutland); Cecilia o Thorp’ , 1377 in Poll Tax (Lyddington, Rutland); Johannes atte Thorp , 1379 in Poll Tax (Bodham, Norfolk); Johanne Thorp , 1379 in Poll Tax (Barrow upon Soar, Leics); Simon Thorpe , 1381 in Poll Tax (Stamford Bridge, ER Yorks); Richard Thorpe , 1522 in IGI (Altham, Lancs); Jone Thorpe , 1538 in IGI (Rye, Sussex); Richard Thorpe , 1539 in IGI (Carshalton, Surrey); Thomas Thorpe , 1540 in IGI (Granborough, Bucks); Wi. Thorpe , 1543 in IGI (Halifax, WR Yorks); John Thorpe ,...

Ridgeon

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...1881: Suffolk English : unexplained. Early bearers: Thomas Ridgen , 1628 in IGI (Icklingham, Suffolk); Samuel Ridgin , 1679 in IGI (Shotley, Suffolk); John Rigeon , 1715 in IGI (Birling, Kent); Richard Ridgeon , 1722 in IGI (Chester, Cheshire); John Ridgon , 1782 in IGI (Thorpe, Suffolk); George Ridgeon , 1824 in IGI (Old Newton, Suffolk); Matthias Ridgion , 1826 in IGI (Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk). Ridgeon, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

Stancer

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...frequencies: GB 229, Ireland 0 • GB frequency 1881: 149 • Main GB location 1881: Lincs, WR Yorks, and ER Yorks; also Northants English : probably a variant of Stansall ; compare Mary Stancell, 1692 in IGI (Thorpe Salvin, WR Yorks). Early bearers: John Stansre , 1617 in IGI (Surfleet, Lincs); Edmond Stancer , 1672 in IGI (Thorpe Salvin, WR Yorks); Wm Stanzer , 1706 in IGI (Grantham, Lincs); Jarvis Stancher , 1794 in IGI (Fiskerton, Lincs). Stancer, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

Scargill

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...in Pipe Rolls (Yorks); William de Skaregile , 1285 in Inquisitiones post Mortem (Yorks); William de Scargill , 1301 in Subsidy Rolls (Scargill, NR Yorks); Johannes de Schargill’ , 1379 in Poll Tax (Thorpe Stapleton, WR Yorks); John Scargill , 1459 in Kirkstall Abbey Rent Roll (WR Yorks); Robert Scargill , 1531 in York Registry Wills (Thorpe Stapleton, WR Yorks); Mary Scargill , 1664 in IGI (Leeds, WR Yorks). References: Place-Names of NR Yorks , p. 303. Scargill, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

Laythorpe

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...GB location 1881: Lincs; Durham; Essex English : locative name from Laythorpe , the former name of the settlement south of The Beck in Kirkby la Thorpe (Lincs), which is recorded as Ledulftorp in 1086 and Leilthorp in the 12th century. Early bearers: Walter de Lesthorp , 1341 in Lincs Royal Inquest (Kirkby la Thorpe, Lincs); Thomas Laythorpe , 1542 in Lincs Archives (Burwell, Lincs); John Laythrope , 1557 in Northants Record Office (Torksey, Lincs); Willm Laythrope , 1576, Mary Laythorpe , 1607 in IGI (Greetham, Lincs). References:...

Aplin

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... Main GB location 1881: SW England English : relationship name from the Middle English personal name Abelin , a pet form of Abel . Early bearers: Thomas Abelyn , 1275 in Hundred Rolls (Kent); John Applyn , 1547 in York Freemen's Register ; William Appling , 1622 in IGI (Bere Regis, Dorset); Marie Ablin , 1685 in IGI (Thorpe le Soken, Essex); John Apling , 1719 in IGI (Buxhall, Suffolk). Aplin, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

Arlidge

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...1881: 123 • Main GB location 1881: Middx; Warwicks and Northants English : variant of Aldridge . Early bearers: Johanna Arledge , 1590 in IGI (Harbury, Warwicks); William Arlidge , 1620 in IGI (Thorpe Mandeville, Northants); Thomas Arleidge , 1745, John Alldrige , 1757 in IGI (Kenilworth, Warwicks); William Arlidge , 1791, John Aldrige , 1819 in IGI (Crick, Northants). Arlidge, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

Flackett

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...1426 in Notts Archives (Calton, Staffs); Henry Flaket , 1439 in Derbys Record Office (Ible and Brassington, Derbys);Henry Flaket , 1533–8 in TNA (Derbys); Alice Flackett , 1541 in IGI (Thorpe, Derbys); Henrie Flackett , 1573 in IGI (Rocester, Staffs); John Flacket , 1580 in IGI (Alstonefield, Staffs); John Flacket , 1601 in IGI (Thorpe, Derbys); Mary Flackitt , 1750 in IGI (Church Broughton, Derbys). Flackett, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

Landymore

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...Variants: Landimore • Current frequencies: GB 150, Ireland 0 • GB frequency 1881: 58 • Main GB location 1881: Suffolk English : locative name from Landermere in Thorpe le Soken (Essex), which is recorded as Landimer in 1211. Early bearers: […de] Landimere , 1230, […de] Landemare , 1254 in Place-Names of Essex (Essex); John Landimer , 1568 in Subsidy Rolls (Suffolk); Marie Landamer , 1632 in IGI (Scole, Norfolk). References: Place-Names of Essex , p. 353. Landymore, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

Goalby

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... from Gaulby (Leics). Early bearers: William de Galby , parson, 1361, 1367, 1386 in Patent Rolls (Epworth, Lincs); Nicholao de Galby , 1379, Philippus Galby , 1381 in Poll Tax (Fenny Drayton, Leics); John Galby , 1399 in Patent Rolls (London); John Galby , fisher, 1451 in York Registry Wills (Yorks); John Golebee , 1629 in IGI (Thorpe Mandeville, Northants); William Golbe , 1666 in IGI (Berkswell, Warwicks); Henry Goulby , 1704 in IGI (Intwood, Norfolk); Richard Goalby , 1704 in IGI (Hinckley, Leics); George Goalby , 1797 in IGI ...

Barsby

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...name from Barsby in Leics, recorded as Barnesbi in 1086 ( Domesday Book ). Early bearers: William de Barnesby, 1348 in Patent Rolls (Leics); Thomas, son of Henry de Barnesby , pardoned for the death of John Power of Barnesby, killed at Barnesby, 1354 in Patent Rolls ; Willelmo Barnesby , 1379 in Poll Tax (Thorpe Satchville, Leics); John Barnesby , 1604 in IGI (Eton, Bucks); Alice Barsby , 1634 in IGI (Spalding, Lincs). Barsby, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

Ardron

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...William Ardron , 1543 in IGI (Exeter, Devon); Katherine Ardron , 1550, Richard Ardren , 1633, Katherine Ardran , 1636 in IGI (Rotherham, WR Yorks); Jana Ardron , 1576 in IGI (Eccles, Lancs); John Ardron , 1592, John Ardren , 1610 in IGI (Prestbury, Cheshire); Elizabethe Ardren , 1592 in IGI (Stainby, Lincs); Roger Ardron , 1599 in IGI (Thorpe Salvin, WR Yorks); Willm Ardran , 1611, Anne Ardren , 1614 in IGI (Wragby, WR Yorks). Ardron, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

Fawthrop

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...from Thorpe in Burnsall (WR Yorks), with which members of the Fauvel ( see Favell ) family had a connection in the medieval period. That place may once have been known as Fauvelthorpe ‘settlement ( see Thorpe ) owned or occupied by the Fauvel family’. Members of that family were also resident in Broughton (WR Yorks), which is where the surname Fawthrop apparently originated. Early bearers William de Fauuelthorpe , 1301 in Yorks Deeds (Broughton, WR Yorks); John de Fauvelthorp , 1331 in Yorks Title Deeds (Newsome, WR Yorks); John de...

Hemington

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...GB location 1881: scattered: esp. Notts; also Cambs English : locative name from any of three places called Hemington (Leics, Northants, Somerset). Early bearers: John de Hemyngton , 1279 in Hundred Rolls (Hunts); Reginald de Hemyngton , 1327 in Subsidy Rolls (Sussex); Henricus de Hemyngton’ , 1377 in Poll Tax (Lockington, Leics); Agnet’ de Emyngton’ , 1379 in Poll Tax (Barkby Thorpe, Leics); Katherine Hemynton’ , 1455 in Feet of Fines (Hemington, Northants); Dorothy Hemington , 1637 in IGI (Wye, Kent); Will. Hemmington , 1676 in IGI ...

Neaves

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...Margarit Neves , 1564 in IGI (Faversham, Kent); Christover Neaves , 1578 in IGI (Barnstaple, Devon); Agnes Neves , 1584 in IGI (Lavenham, Suffolk); Anthonie Neeves , 1609, Thomas Neaves , 1659 in IGI (Thorpe Salvin, WR Yorks); Ralph Neves , 1611 in IGI (Dallington, Sussex); Anne Neaves , 1634 in IGI (Great Yarmouth, Norfolk); John Neeves , 1666 in IGI (Hawkhurst, Kent). Neaves, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

Stansall

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...: locative name from Stancil in Tickhill (WR Yorks). Early bearers: Robert de Stansall , 1354 in Patent Rolls ; Johannes de Stansale , Johannes de Stansall , 1379 in Poll Tax (Tickhill, WR Yorks); John Stansall’ of Tikhill’, 1401 in Feet of Fines (Yorks); Alicia Stansall , 1559 in IGI (Chesterfield, Derbys); Mary Stancell , 1692 in IGI (Thorpe Salvin, WR Yorks). References: Place-Names of WR Yorks 1, p. 60. Stansall, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

Brownsmith

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...Thomas le Brounesmyth , 1296 in Wakefield Court Rolls (WR Yorks); Adam Brounsmyth’ , 1327 in Subsidy Rolls (Lincs); William Brounsmyth , 1327 in Subsidy Rolls (Somerset); Willelmus Brounsmyth’ , 1377 in Poll Tax (Knight Thorpe, Leics); Nicholas Brownsmith or Brownesmyth , 1521 in PROB 11 (Bilston, Staffs); John Brownsmith , 1645 in PROB 11 (Bildestone, Suffolk). References: Fransson , p. 136. Brownsmith, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

Burdall

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... from Burdale (ER Yorks), recorded as Breddale in Domesday Book . Early bearers: Arkell de Breddal’ , 1219, Nicholas de Breddal , 1251 in Assize Rolls (Yorks); John de Bourdale , 1332 in Subsidy Rolls (Cumb); Ricardus de Birdall’ , 1377 in Poll Tax (Burythorpe, ER Yorks); Johannes de Bryddal , 1381 in Poll Tax (Thixendale, ER Yorks); Vynsent Burdall , 1590 in IGI (Thorpe Saint Peter, Lincs); George Burdell , 1580 in IGI (Durham, Durham); Paul Burdell , 1718 in IGI (Skirbeck, Lincs). Burdall, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

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