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Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Armitage family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Armitage Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Armitage Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Armitage family tree.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Armitage surname in the USA? Armitage is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Armitage

Wikipedia Simon Armitage (born in Huddersfield, UK on 26 May 1963) is a British poet, playwright, and novelist.
Wikipedia Alison Armitage (born 26 February 1965 in London, England) is a British actress.
Wikipedia Richard Armitage (born 22 August 1971) is an English actor.
Wikipedia Thomas Armitage (25 April, 1848 in Sheffield, Yorkshire ? 21 September 1922 in Chicago) was an English cricketer.
Wikipedia Albert Borlase Armitage (born 1864 in Balquhidder, Perthshire; died 31 October 1943) was a Scottish explorer of Antarctica and captain in the Royal Navy.
Wikipedia Steve Armitage (born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England) is an English-born Canadian sports reporter for CBC Sports.
Wikipedia Charles Ingram Armitage (28 April 1849 at Birkby Grange, Huddersfield, Yorkshire - 24 April 1917 at High Royd House, Honley, Yorkshire) played first class cricket for Yorkshire County Cricket Club.
Wikipedia Lieutenant-Commander Robert Selby Armitage GC, GM, RNVR (28 March 1905 ? 26 May 1982) won both the George Cross and George Medal for his bomb disposal work during the Second World War, one of only eight people to have been awarded both.
Wikipedia Richard Lee Armitage, Honorary KCMG (born April 26, 1945) was the 13th United States Deputy Secretary of State, the second-in-command at the State Department, serving from 2001 to 2005.
Wikipedia Sir Elkanah Armitage DL (6 September 1794 ? 26 November 1876) was a British industrialist and Liberal politician.
Wikipedia Barry Armitage (born 11 May 1979 in Durban) is a South African baseball pitcher.
Wikipedia Leonard (Len) Armitage (20 October 1899 ? 1972) was an English footballer.