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Where did the English Geldart family come from? What is the English Geldart family crest and coat of arms? When did the Geldart family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Geldart family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gildart, Geldart, Gildhart, Geldhart, Gildarte and many more.
First found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1284 when William Geldehyrde held estates.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Geldart research. Another 263 words(19 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Geldart History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Gildart, who arrived in Fort Cumberland, Nova Scotia in 1774; Joshua Gildart, who arrived in Halifax, N.S. in 1774; Richard Gildart, who came to New York in 1774.
The Geldart Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Geldart Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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