The Featherstone Castle is located 3 miles southwest of Haltwhistle in Northumberland, England. Many family members think of the castle as a symbol of the family although not all Featherstones descend from the Castle Featherstones. Image copyright Paul Featherstone 2004.
Welcome to the Featherstone Society genealogy pages. We encourage all Featherstone descendants to join us in the quest to identify all Featherstone family members in the history history of the world. No information on living individuals will be shown on our pages.
This site is owned by the Featherstone Society. Contributions to the our records come from the research of society leaders and members worldwide.
We invite Featherstone descendants to join the Society and participate in the collection of our ancestral knowledge and stories.
The Society works to trace all spellings of the Featherstone surname, such as Featherstone, Featherston, Fetherstone, Featherstonhaugh and others.
See the Featherstone and Parkinson Blazons article by Richard Parkinson for details on that subject.
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We have registered the Featherstone surname and variants with the Guild of One Name Studies.
- We also have information about the history of the Featherstonhaugh surname.
- Additionally, we are working on DNA research in genealogy.
- We also work to trace and document the variants of the Featherstone surname throughout the world.