Drummond History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Drummond family

The surname Drummond was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. The name is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.

Early History of the Drummond family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Drummond research. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1605 and 1796 are included under the topic Early Drummond History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Drummond Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Dromund, Drummond, Drumon, Dremond, Dremont, Tremond and many more.

Early Notables of the Drummond family (pre 1700)

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United States Drummond migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Drummond Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Gawen Drummond, who landed in New Jersey in 1677 [1]
Drummond Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Patrick Drummond, who arrived in New England in 1729 [1]
  • Michael Drummond, who settled in Virginia in 1731
  • Joseph Drummond, who settled in Virginia in 1738
  • Andrew Drummond, who settled in Boston in 1767
  • John Drummond who settled in Brunswick N. Carolina in 1775
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Drummond Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Walter Drummond, aged 47, who landed in Georgia in 1812 [1]
  • James Drummond, aged 27, who landed in New York in 1817 [1]
  • Catherine Drummond, who arrived in New York in 1820 [1]
  • Adam Drummond, who settled in New York in 1831
  • Stewart Drummond, who landed in New York in 1833 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Canada Drummond migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Drummond Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Lt. Capt. Peter Drummond U.E. born in Saratoga Lake, New York, USA who arrived at Haldimand County, Ontario c. 1780 he enlisted in 1776 served in Loyal Rangers Regiment 8th Company, 8th Regiment, King's Royal Regiment on New York he settled on land in the Johnstown in 1793 [2]
  • Mr. Jonathan Dubble U.E. who settled in Belle Vue, Beaver Harboutr, Charlotte County, New Brunswick c. 1783 [2]
  • Mr. Donald du McGillis U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]
  • Ms. Ann Drummond U.E. who settled in Carleton [Saint John City], New Brunswick c. 1784 [2]
  • Mr. Jacobina Drummond U.E. who settled in Carleton [Saint John City], New Brunswick c. 1784 he was a surgeon, served in the King's American Regiment [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Drummond Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Andrew T. Drummond, who settled in Montreal in 1815
  • William Drummond, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1841
  • Jane Drummond, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1844

Australia Drummond migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Drummond Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. John Drummond, English convict who was convicted in London, England for 14 years, transported aboard the "Blenheim" on 11th March 1837, arriving in Tasmania ( Van Diemen's Land) [3]
  • Stephen Drummond, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Winchester" in 1838 [4]
  • Margaret Drummond, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lady Lilford" in 1839 [5]
  • Benjamin Drummond, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lady Lilford" in 1839 [5]
  • Sarah Drummond, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lady Lilford" in 1839 [5]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

New Zealand Drummond migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Drummond Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Donald Drummond, aged 28, a farm servant, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bengal Merchant" in 1840
  • James Drummond, aged 15, a labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blenheim" in 1840
  • Donald Drummond, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840 aboard the ship Bengal Merchant
  • David Drummond, aged 27, a farmer, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Fifeshire" in 1842
  • Jane Drummond, aged 24, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Fifeshire" in 1842
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Drummond (post 1700) +

  • John Willie Drummond (1919-2016), American politician, Member of the South Carolina Senate (1966-2008)
  • Garry Neil Drummond Sr. (1938-2016), American heir, business executive and philanthropist, CEO of the Drummond Company
  • Alice Elizabeth Drummond (1928-2016), American Tony Award nominated actress
  • Johnathan "Jon" Drummond (b. 1968), American Olympic gold medalist at the 2000 Summer Olympics
  • John Fraser Drummond, British fighter pilot and flying ace in the Royal Air Force, during World War II, credited with 8 aerial victories
  • Dame Edith Margaret Drummond DBE (1917-1987), Scottish-born, British Royal Navy officer, Director of the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS) from 1964 to 1967
  • Louis Pierre Milcolombe Drummond, Count de Melfort, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [6]
  • William Henry Drummond (1854-1907), Irish-born Canadian poet
  • Sir John Richard Gray Drummond CBE (1934-2006), British arts administrator and BBC executive
  • Jon Drummond (b. 1969), Australian composer
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


Suggested Readings for the name Drummond +

  • 1832 "James and Cecilia Drummond and Descendants" by Everett William Drummond.

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 15th October 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/blenheim
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WINCHESTER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Winchester.htm
  5. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LADY LILFORD 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839LadyLilford.htm
  6. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 24) Louis Drummond. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html


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