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Shipton Family History

Shipton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Dorset, Glloucestershire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, and Shropshire, so called from Old English sceap, scip ‘sheep’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

125,530 Historical Documents with Shipton on Ancestry.co.uk
39,471 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,887 Military Records
2,398 Immigration Records
28,135 Census and Voter Lists
52,639 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shipton Families

  • Number of Shipton families
     116 - 230
     39 - 115
     1 - 38
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Shipton families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shipton census records

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Shipton Family Origin

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Shipton Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Shipton Emigration Information (AU)

from the Australian Convict Transportation Registers 1787-1868

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Shipton Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Shipton census records

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Military Service by Shipton

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