F2F3F4F5F6AllertonThis Olde English locational name derives from the village of Allerton, near Bradford or from residence at Allots Farm, with Allot being an Olde English pre 7th Century personal name which itself means 'Son of Alis'. Locational names were given to former residents when they moved to another village. One of the Coats of Arms of Allerton is Silver, with three Black Lions Heads.Willelmus de Allirton1379, The Yorkshire Poll Tax RecordsKing Richard II, 1378 - Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling. during the reign of which was dated The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of 1400.