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Shipway History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English , Scottish


Out of the noble Boernician clans of the ancient Scottish-English border region comes the ancestors of the bearers of the name Shipway. It is a name for a shepherd, one who guarded sheep. In Scotland, the name was often Latinized as pastor in early charters. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
In this latter case, the Biblical reference to paschal lamb, the Lamb of God or Agnus Dei should be understood.


Early Origins of the Shipway family


The surname Shipway was first found in Peebles, where William and Walter Shepherd (recorded in the Latin form "Pastor") were cited in legal documents in the year 1262. One hundred years later we find a branch of the family in Morayshire, where Henricus Scyphard held land in Elgin in 1363. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

Early History of the Shipway family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shipway research.
Another 72 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1513, 1565, 1605, and 1649 are included under the topic Early Shipway History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Shipway Spelling Variations


Spelling variations occur frequently in Scottish names that date from the medieval era. They result from a general lack of grammatical rules and the tendency to spell names according to sound. Shipway has been spelled Shepherd, Sheppard, Shepphard, Sheepheard, Sheepherd, Shippert, Shepard, Shephard and many more.

Early Notables of the Shipway family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Shipway family to Ireland


Some of the Shipway family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Shipway family to the New World and Oceana


In the 20th century, the ancestors of many of those Boernician-Scottish people still populate North America. They distributed themselves on either side of the border at the time of the War of Independence. United Empire Loyalists went north to Canada and those who wanted a new nation stayed south. Both groups went on to found great nations. Some of the first North American settlers with Shipway name or one of its variants:

Shipway Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Shipway, who arrived in New York in 1838 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Shipway Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • J. Shipway, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Cheapside" in 1849 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The CHEAPSIDE 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Cheapside.htm
  • John Shipway, aged 34, a shepherd, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Cheapside" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The CHEAPSIDE 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Cheapside.htm
  • William Shipway (aged 42), a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Aliquis"
  • George Shipway (aged 18), a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Aliquis"
  • Henry Shipway (aged 16), a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Aliquis"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Shipway (post 1700)


  • William Charles Shipway (1862-1925), Australian politician, Free Trade member for Paddington in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly (1894-1895)
  • Matt Shipway (b. 1985), Australian former professional rugby league footballer and current coach of the Port Macquarie Sharks
  • Mark Shipway (b. 1976), Australian former professional rugby league player
  • George Shipway (1908-1982), British author best known for his historical novels and his political satire The Chilian Club
  • Frank Edwin Shipway (1935-2014), British conductor from Birmingham, assistant conductor to Lorin Maazel of the Berlin Opera in 1973, conductor of the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI (1991-1995); he was killed as a result of a car accident in Wedhampton, England

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Citations


  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The CHEAPSIDE 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Cheapside.htm


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