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"APPLEGARTH. Of local origin from Applegarth near Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire. The Catholicon Anglicum defines an " Appellegarth as pometum. William Apilgarth witnessed a grant to Cambuskenneth Abbey c. 1190 ((iambus., p. 80), and Richard of Aplegarth was a hobelar in the garrison of Roxburgh in 1340 (Bain, ra, 1382). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Some Famous People with the surname of Applegarth

Wikipedia William "Willie" Reuben Applegarth (May 11, 1890 ? December 5, 1958) was a British athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1912 Summer Olympics.
Wikipedia Robert Applegarth (26 January 1834 ? 13 July 1924) was a prominent British trade unionist and proponent of working class causes.