Early Origins of the Kirkaldy family
The surname Kirkaldy was first found in Fife
, where they held a family seat
in their territories. The Pictish influence on Scottish history diminished after Kenneth Macalpine became King of all Scotland
. But those east coast families still played an important role in government and were more accessible to Government than their western highland counterparts.
Early History of the Kirkaldy family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kirkaldy research.Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1299, 1366, 1426, 1745, 1664, 1556, 1520 and 1573 are included under the topic Early Kirkaldy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Kirkaldy Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Kircaldy, Kirkaldy, Kirkaldie, Kirkcaldy, Kirkcaldie, Kircaldie and many more.
Early Notables of the Kirkaldy family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the Clan
at this time was Sir James Kirkcaldy (Kirkaldy) of Grange (died 1556), a Fife
laird and Treasurer of Scotland; Sir William Kirkcaldy of Grange (c.
1520-1573), a... Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kirkaldy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Kirkaldy family to Ireland
Some of the Kirkaldy family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 77 words (6 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 Kirkaldy family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
Contemporary Notables of the name Kirkaldy (post 1700)
Historic Events for the Kirkaldy family
- Mr. Thomas Kirkaldy (d. 1912), aged 37, English Bedroom Steward from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html