our study of the Surname CULPIN.

My grandfather was a Culpin, and the last male in that particular line of Culpins. His parent’s family had lived in Castor and Ailsworth for generations, but they had originally moved there in the early eighteen hundreds from Woodnewton in North Northamptonshire, a place that their ancestors had lived in since at least Tudor times.

The surname isn’t a common one and although it can be found today in many parts of the UK and other countries, in the past it was highly localised to a small area of the country.

This study aims to look at the name and its origins.

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There are a number of spelling variations of the surname and the major ones of these have also been considered. The main one CULPAN, appears to have developed separately and probably originates somewhere in West Yorkshire.

We are a member of the Guild of One Name Studies. If you would like to find out more about their work visit the guild website.