Howcutt & Howcott family history 




Brampton Mill

Members of the Howcutt family lived and worked at Brampton Mill in the 1790s. Their offspring sometimes adopted an unusual alternative surname. Read more….

Joseph Clay Howcutt & the runaway horse

Woodbridge is a market town a few miles from the Suffolk coast. One Wednesday in 1886, a runaway horse catapulted a member of the Howcutt family into the local news. Read more….

James Howcutt – transported to Tasmania

In early 19th century England, over 200 offences were subject to capital punishment. In most of the less serious cases, the death sentence was commuted to transportation overseas. James Howcutt was one of those affected. Read more….

John Howcutt – Silver, murder and a President

John Howcutt moved from Scotland to America in 1835 with his parents John and Margaret Howcutt. He had a well-documented and, in many ways, successful life at Buffalo and Colorado but it closed in unhappiness. Read more….


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