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Re: Origins of Darlington name
Posted by: Lynnda Davis (ID *****0646) Date: September 01, 2010 at 13:30:11
In Reply to: Re: Origins of Darlington name by Jennifer Rooks of 567

According to the below book the first recorded Darlington was the Arch Bishop of Dublin, John de Darlington 1252.
Was Darlington the name of a place? Even a castle or a manor or tiny village, could have been used.

They go on the say that they think it is a Saxon name. The next written account is a Darlington in London in 1484. They think the London Darlingtons came from the Chester area.

Title:              Genealogy of the Darlington family : a record of the descendants of Abraham Darlington of Birmingham, Chester Co., Penna., and some other families of the name
       Authors:              Cope, Gilbert,
       City of Publication:              Westchester, Pa.
       Publisher:              unknown
       Date:              1900
       Page Count:              694
       Notes:              "Printed by the committee for the family."
Includes index.
coats of arms.
       Reel/Fiche Number:              Genealogy and local history ; G1064
       Subject Headings:              Darlington family.

Free on Heritage Quest which is available from some libraries, I access it from home.

I am looking for a Joseph Darlington, last know address was Levy County Florida around 1900. His father may have been Charles.

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