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Hendra History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The roots of the name Hendra are found among the Pictish clans of ancient Scotland. The name comes from the personal name Henry.

Early Origins of the Hendra family


The surname Hendra was first found in Fife, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Hendra family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hendra research.
Another 150 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1183, 1282, 1700, 1685 and are included under the topic Early Hendra History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hendra Spelling Variations


Although Medieval Scotland lacked a basic set of spelling rules, which meant that scribes recorded names according to their sounds it was not uncommon for the names of a father and son to be recorded differently. As a result, there are many spelling variations of Scottish single names. Hendra has been written Hendry, Hendrie, MacHendry, MacHendrick, MacKendrick and many more.

Early Notables of the Hendra family (pre 1700)


More information is included under the topic Early Hendra Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Hendra family to Ireland


Some of the Hendra family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 142 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Hendra family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hendra Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Mary Hendra, (b. 1849), aged 26, Cornish settler departing on 12th October 1875 aboard the ship "Caroline" going to Taranaki, New Zealand arriving in port on 31st January 1876 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to other ports, 1872 - 84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
  • Miss Mary Hendra, (b. 1871), aged 4, Cornish settler departing on 12th October 1875 aboard the ship "Caroline" going to Taranaki, New Zealand arriving in port on 31st January 1876 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to other ports, 1872 - 84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
  • Mr. Ralph Hendra, (b. 1854), aged 21, Cornish farm labourer departing on 12th October 1875 aboard the ship "Caroline" going to Taranaki, New Zealand arriving in port on 31st January 1876 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to other ports, 1872 - 84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
  • Mr. William Hendra, (b. 1868), aged 7, Cornish settler departing on 12th October 1875 aboard the ship "Caroline" going to Taranaki, New Zealand arriving in port on 31st January 1876 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to other ports, 1872 - 84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf

Contemporary Notables of the name Hendra (post 1700)


  • J. Chatten Hendra, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Cruz Grande, 1924 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Tony Hendra (b. 1941), English satirist and writer
  • Imay Hendra, retired badminton player from Indonesia, bronze medalist

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Citations


  1. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to other ports, 1872 - 84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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