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John Croxton

(fl. 1411–47). English mason. He worked at Guildhall, London, in 1411, when that structure was begun, and was associated with it for most of his career. He was undoubtedly the ...

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A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (3 ed.)

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..., John ( fl . 1411–47 ) English mason , he worked at Guildhall, London (1411), when that structure was begun, and was associated with it for most of his career. He was undoubtedly the architect, and the crypt and porch were fine examples of the Perp . style. J.Harvey ( 1987...

John Croxton

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(fl. 1411–47).English mason. He worked at Guildhall, London, in 1411, when that structure was begun, and was associated with it for most of his career. He was undoubtedly the architect, and the crypt ...
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The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

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...from the 12th century lay the Guildhall (rest. by George Dance (1741–1825) in 1788, and by Giles Gilbert Scott (1880–1960) after World War II), which was rebuilt on a stone undercroft c. 1270 and enlarged in 1411–40 with imposing perpendicular windows to the designs of John Croxton ( fl 1411–47 ). The complex included various civic offices and a chapel. About 1440 the Leadenhall (destr. 19th century), a large quadrangular market and granary surrounded by a ground-floor arcade, with its own chapel, was built in Cornhill (now Leadenhall Street). The main...

Croxton

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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... Variants: Croxon , Croxson , Croston , Cruxton • Current frequencies: GB 411, Ireland 0 • GB frequency 1881: 287 • Main GB location 1881: Shrops, Cheshire, and Staffs English : locative name from any of the several places called Croxton in Cheshire, Staffs, Lincs, Norfolk, Cambs; Croxton Green in Cholmondeley (Cheshire); or Croxton Kerrial or South Croxton, both in Leics. Further information The Croxtons in Leics also gives rise to Crowston . Early bearers Godric de Crocestuna , 1086 in Cambs Inquisition (Cambs); Richard de Croxton ,...

Crowston

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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...English : locative name from South Croxton or Croxton Kerrial (Leics), traditionally pronounced /krousən/; or perhaps from Croxton (Lincs) if the same applied. Further information The source is probably illustrated by Rogero de Croxton', 1379 in Poll Tax (Goadby, Leics); see Croxton . Early bearers Ricardus Croston' , 1379 in Poll Tax (Raunds, Northants); Thomas Crowson , 1564 in IGI (Coleorton, Leics); Willmi. Crowson , 1566 in IGI (Rearsby, Leics); Lawrance Crowsson , 1571 in IGI (Oadby, Leics); John Crowson , 1573 in IGI (Leicester); ...

Worsdale

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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...• Main GB location 1881: Staffs; Lincs English : locative from Wyresdale (Lancs). Early bearers: John de Wiresdale , 1332 in Subsidy Rolls (Lancs); Henrico de Wiresdale , 1379 in Poll Tax (Scarisbrick with Hurlston, Lancs); Willelmus de Wyresdall’ , 1379 in Poll Tax (Headingley, WR Yorks); Jone Worsdale , 1587 in IGI (Londonthorpe, Lincs); Franciscus Worsedale , 1624 in IGI (Croxton Kerrial, Leics); Edward Worsdell , 1657 in IGI (Croxton Kerrial, Leics); Richard Worsdale , 1680 in IGI (Woolsthorpe by Belvoir, Lincs); Susanna Worsdell...

Disney

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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... for someone ‘from (French de , d' ) Isigny (Calvados)'. Early bearers William de Ysini , about 1150 in Danelaw Documents (Lincs), de Yseigni , 1177 in Pipe Rolls (Lincs); Adam Dyseni , 1202 in Assize Rolls (Lincs); John Disny , 1339 in Feet of Fines (Lincs); John de Isny of Croxton', 1344 in Feet of Fines (Croxton, Lincs); Thomas Disny , 1370 in Feet of Fines (Sleaford, Rauceby, Lincs); Robert Dysney , 1459 in Feet of Fines (Beds); Anthony Dysney , 1552 in Ancient Deeds vi (Wilts); Thomas Dysney or Disney , 1569 in PROB 11 ...

Croston

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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...: locative name from Croston (Lancs). Early bearers Hugh de Croston' , 1190 in Pipe Rolls (Bucks); Andrew de Crostone , 1296 in Scotland Calendar (W Lothian); Ricardus Croston' , 1379 in Poll Tax (Raunds, Northants); John Croston , 1544 in IGI (Croston, Lancs). 2 English : occasionally, a variant of Croxton or Crowson . Croston, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

Gautrey

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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...of Yorks Surnames (Yorks); Nicholaus de Galtris , 1379 in Poll Tax (Pontefract, WR Yorks); Henricus Gaudre , 1381 in Poll Tax (Fareham borough, Hants); William Gawdry , 1567 in IGI (Stewkley, Bucks); Thomas Gawdrye , 1575 in IGI (Pickworth, Lincs); John Gautrie , 1579 in IGI (Croxton, Lincs); Thomas Gawtrey , 1598 in IGI (Bulmer, NR Yorks). Gautrey, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

Screaton

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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...in IGI (Rempstone, Notts); Richard Screaton , 1607 in IGI (Anstey, Leics); Thomas Screeton , 1628 in York Freemen’s Register (York); Alyce Screaton , 1631, William Screveton , 1739 in IGI (Willoughby on the Wolds, Notts); Daniell Screeton , 1651 in IGI (Croxton Kerrial, Leics); John Screeton , 1691 in IGI (Brandesburton, ER Yorks). References: Place-Names of Notts , p. 229. Screaton, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

Brevitt

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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... brevet , a diminutive of Old French, Middle English bref ‘official or authoritative message in writing, especially a papal indulgence’, used to denote a bearer of these. Compare Brevetor . Early bearers: John Breuet , 1357 in Colchester Court Rolls ; Thomas Brevet , 1574 in IGI (Waltham Abbey, Essex); Bryan Breffit , 1581 in IGI (Croxton, Cambs); Thomas Brevett , 1722 in IGI (Cannock, Staffs); James Brevit , 1735 in IGI (Cannock, Staffs); James Breffet , 1774 in IGI (Bristol, Gloucs). Brevitt, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

Johnson

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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...and Down English : relationship name from the personal name John + the patronymic marker -son . Early bearers: John Jonessone , 1287 in Ancient Deeds i (Surrey); Wautier Jonessone , 1296 in Scotland Calendar (Berwicks); John Jonesone , 1321 in Ancient Deeds i (Surrey); William Johnson , Robert Johanson , Jonson , 1379 in Yorks Poll Tax ; William Johnson , 1517 in IGI (Tipton, Staffs); Rychardus Johnson , 1535 in IGI (Brocklesby, Lincs); Alicia Johnson , 1538 in IGI (Croxton, Cambs); Annes Johnson , 1538 in IGI (Saint James...

Bare

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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...Kent). 2 English : from one of the locations or named places mentioned under Barr . Early bearers: Willelmus de Bare , 1381 in Poll Tax (Lonsdale, Lancs); Rycharde Bare , 1562 in IGI (Bagby, NR Yorks); Margret Bare , 1578 in IGI (Cartmel, Lancs); John Bare , 1580 in IGI (Croxton, Lincs); Mercey Bare , 1582 in IGI (Barcombe, Sussex). Bare, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

Gunnell

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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...Documents (Lincs); Gunnilla , 1214, 1219 in Curia Regis Rolls (Surrey, Lincs). surnames: Robert Gunnilt , 1154–89 in Danelaw Documents (Lincs); Stephen Gunnild , 1240 in Ramsey Cartulary (Norfolk); John Gunnild , 1327 in Subsidy Rolls (Cambs); Simon Gunel , 1240 in Feet of Fines (Essex); Johannes Gounhild , 1377 in Poll Tax (Croxton, Cambs); Thomas Gunnyld , 1379 in Poll Tax (Raunds, Northants); Johannes Gunnyl , 1381 in Poll Tax (Great Saling, Essex); William Gunnell , 1506 in PROB 11 (Godmanchester, Hunts); Thomas Gunnell , 1592...

Longman

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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...in Subsidy Rolls (London); Johannes Langman , 1377 in Poll Tax (Battisborough, Devon); Henrico Langman , 1379 in Poll Tax (South Croxton, Leics); Cesilia Langeman , 1379 in Poll Tax (Ramsbury, Wilts); Thomas Longeman , 1381 in Poll Tax (Canterbury, Kent); Agnes Langman , 1563 in IGI (Bruton, Somerset); Ric Lanman , 1568 in IGI (Great Waltham, Essex); Dorathe Longman , 1573 in IGI (Salisbury, Wilts); John Lanman , 1576 in IGI (Barnstaple, Devon); Margaret Langman , 1605 in IGI (Ringwood, Hants); Jacobi Langman , 1606 in IGI (Saint...

Durrans

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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... IGI (Carlisle, Cumb); William Durrans , 1660, Wm. Durrance , 1698 in IGI (Melton Mowbray, Leics); Robert Durrance , 1710 in IGI (Methley, WR Yorks); John Durrans , 1719 in IGI (Mirfield, WR Yorks); James Durrands , 1769 in IGI (Burton Lazars, Leics); Jon. Durands , 1772 in IGI (Halifax, WR Yorks); James Darance , 1796 in IGI (Spalding, Lincs); Bayley Durrands , 1816 in IGI (Croxton Kerrial, Leics). References Redmonds, Dictionary of Yorks Surnames . Durrans, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

American Quartet

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Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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...and even the Murray Quartet, such was Murray’s popularity. In 1920, Murray left to follow a career as a solo singer and as leader of the Peerless Quartet. This group, which had been led by Henry Burr , also included Albert Campbell, John H. Meyer and Frank Croxton. From now, the American Quartet became Murray-Campbell-Meyer-Croxton, with Burr in an administrative capacity. The American Quartet passed into recording history just as Victor began making electric recordings and hence made no records under the new process. Their last title, ‘Alabamy Bound’, was...

Sutton

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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...Alicia Sutton , 1538 in IGI (Croxton, Cambs); Willmi Sutton , 1538 in IGI (Awre with Blakeney, Gloucs); John Sutton , 1539 in IGI (Oxborough, Norfolk); Rechardi Sutton , 1539 in IGI (Burton upon Trent, Staffs). Ireland Robert de Sutton , 1210 in CDI §403 (Dublin); Gilbert de Sutton , 1280 in CDI §1634; Stephen de Sutton , 1286 in CDI §215 (Tipperary); Gilbert de Sutton , 1287 in CDI §341 (Wexford); John de Suttone , 1292 in CDI §1148 (Dublin); David Sutton , 1541 in Fiants Henry §174; John Sutton , 1547 in Fiants Elizabeth ...

Galt

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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...in Pipe Rolls (Yorks); Thomas Galt , 1379 in Poll Tax (Croxton, Norfolk); Rogerus le Galt , 1381 in Poll Tax (Ashton in Makerfield, Lancs); John Galt , 1539 in IGI (Cavenham, Suffolk); William Gaulte , 1563 in PROB 11 (Saint Dunstan in the East, London); Robte. Galte , 1610 in IGI (Barton Turf, Norfolk); Mary Golt , 1635 in IGI (Ridlington, Norfolk); Jno. Gaught , 1767 in IGI (East Harling, Norfolk). Scotland: William Galt , 1367 in Exchequer Rolls of Scotland (Perths); John Galt and Alexander Galt , 1437 in New Spalding...

Leeds

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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...Johannes de Ledys , 1379 in Poll Tax (Hunworth, Norfolk); Rogerus de Ledes , 1379 in Poll Tax (Leeds, WR Yorks); Elizabetha de Ledys , 1379 in Poll Tax (Ripon, WR Yorks); John Ledys , 1441 in Sheffield Manorial Records (WR Yorks); Elizabeth Leeds , 1574 in IGI (Benenden, Kent); John Leeds , 1574 in IGI (Brindle, Lancs); Edwardus Leeds , 1577 in IGI (Croxton, Cambs); Ledia Leeds , 1589 in IGI (Litcham, Norfolk); Thomas Leeds , 1594 in IGI (Leeds, WR Yorks). Leeds, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

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