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  • Amanda Poulton (1842 - 1912)
  • Ann Poulton, SM/PROG (c.1785 - d.)
    1820 British Settler Ann Heath 35, together with her husband, John Poulton 42, Shoemaker, and their 9 children, were members of Howard's Party of 60 Settlers on the Settler Ship Ocean . Party origi...
  • Eleanor Crump (c.1560 - c.1610)
  • John Poulton, SV/PROG (c.1778 - d.)
    1820 British Settler John Poulton 42, Shoemaker, together with his wife Ann Heath 35, and their 9 children, were members of Howard's Party of 60 Settlers on the Settler Ship Ocean . Party originate...
  • Rebecca Lloyd, SM/PROG (1792 - 1874)
    1820's Settler. Member of Baillies Party - sailed aboard the Chapman from Gravesend. Arrived Table Bay 17/03/1820, then Algoa Bay 10/04/1820. Accompanied by her husband Henry James Lloyd, and their 3 c...

About the Poulton surname

The surname Poulton was probably given to individuals who came from the one of the many villages in Britain that are named Poulton. The word is simply the combining of the two Old English words Pol and Tun meaning Pool and Settlement or Enclosure. ie 'Settlement by the pool'. The 'ton' at the end of the name may signify whether it is a Saxon or Norman word.