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The Pictish clans of ancient Scotland were the ancestors of first people to use the name Allardyce. The name was found in the old barony of Allardice, in the parish of Arbuthnott in Kincardineshire. This place name is derived from the Gaelic words all, which means "cliff" and deas which means "southern."

Allardyce Early Origins



The surname Allardyce was first found in Kincardineshire (Gaelic: A' Mhaoirne), a former county on the northeast coast of the Grampian region of Scotland, and part of the Aberdeenshire Council Area since 1996, in a barony of the name Allardice, in the parish of Arbuthnot, about 1 mile north west of Inverbervie, where the Allardice Castle (also spelled Allardyce), the sixteenth-century manor house still stands today.

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Allardyce Spelling Variations


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Allardyce Spelling Variations



In the Middle ages, spelling and translation were not yet regulated by any general rules. spelling variations in names were common even among members of one family unit. Allardyce has appeared Allardice, Allardyce, Allardes, Allardise, Allardyse, Allerdash, Allerdes, Allyrdes, Allirdasse, Alerdes, Alerdyce, Alerdice, Alderdice, Alderdyce, Alderdise and many more.

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Allardyce Early History


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Allardyce Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Allardyce research. Another 126 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1413, 1607, 1612 and are included under the topic Early Allardyce History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Allardyce Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Allardyce Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Allardyce In Ireland


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Allardyce In Ireland



Some of the Allardyce family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 126 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Faced by this persecution and the generally unstable political climate of those days, many Scots chose to leave their homeland for Ireland, Australia, and North America in search of greater opportunity and freedom. The colonies across the Atlantic were the most popular choice, but a passage there was neither cheap nor easily suffered. Passengers arrived sick and poor, but those who made it intact often found land and more tolerant societies in which to live. These brave settlers formed the backbone of the burgeoning nations of Canada and the United States. It is only this century that the ancestors of these families have begun to recover their collective identity through the patriotic highland games and Clan societies that have sprung up throughout North America. Research into early immigration and passenger lists revealed many immigrants bearing the name Allardyce:

Allardyce Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Eliza Allardyce, aged 20, who arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "State of Nebraska" from Glasgow via Moville [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6Y8-7TR : 6 December 2014), Eliza Allardyce, 26 Sep 1893; citing departure port Glasgow via Moville, arrival port New York, ship name State of Nebraska, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Allardyce Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William Lamond Allardyce, aged 57, originally from Nassau, Bahamas, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Wacouta" from Havana, Cuba [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QB-JP5 : 6 December 2014), William Lamond Allardyce, 29 Mar 1919; citing departure port Havana, arrival port New York, ship name Wacouta, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Constance Angel Allardyce, aged 57, originally from Nassau, Bahamas, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Wacouta" from Havana, Cuba [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QB-JPR : 6 December 2014), Constance Angel Allardyce, 29 Mar 1919; citing departure port Havana, arrival port New York, ship name Wacouta, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Constance Viti Molesworth Allardyce, aged 22, originally from Nassau, Bahamas, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Wacouta" from Havana, Cuba [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QB-JPT : 6 December 2014), Constance Viti Molesworth Allardyce, 29 Mar 1919; citing departure port Havana, arrival port New York, ship name Wacouta, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Katharine Angell Keva Allardyce, aged 20, originally from Nassau, Bahamas, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Wacouta" from Havana, Cuba [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QB-JPY : 6 December 2014), Katharine Angell Keva Allardyce, 29 Mar 1919; citing departure port Havana, arrival port New York, ship name Wacouta, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • William L. Allardyce, aged 57, originally from Nassau, Bahamas, W.I., who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Baltic" from Liverpool, England [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64Z-B3Y : 6 December 2014), William L. Allardyce, 29 Sep 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port N.Y., ship name Baltic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Allardyce (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Allardyce (post 1700)



  • Alexander Allardyce (1846-1896), Scottish author
  • Craig Samuel Allardyce (b. 1975), English retired footballer and a football agent from Bolton
  • Sir William Lamond Allardyce GCMG (1861-1930), British civil servant who served as Governor of Fiji (1901-1902), the Falkland Islands (1904-1914), Bahamas (1914-1920), Tasmania (1920-1922), and Newfoundland (1922-1928), eponym of the Allardyce Range, a mountain range in Antarctica
  • Samuel "Sam" Allardyce (b. 1954), English former professional football player

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6Y8-7TR : 6 December 2014), Eliza Allardyce, 26 Sep 1893; citing departure port Glasgow via Moville, arrival port New York, ship name State of Nebraska, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QB-JP5 : 6 December 2014), William Lamond Allardyce, 29 Mar 1919; citing departure port Havana, arrival port New York, ship name Wacouta, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QB-JPR : 6 December 2014), Constance Angel Allardyce, 29 Mar 1919; citing departure port Havana, arrival port New York, ship name Wacouta, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QB-JPT : 6 December 2014), Constance Viti Molesworth Allardyce, 29 Mar 1919; citing departure port Havana, arrival port New York, ship name Wacouta, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QB-JPY : 6 December 2014), Katharine Angell Keva Allardyce, 29 Mar 1919; citing departure port Havana, arrival port New York, ship name Wacouta, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64Z-B3Y : 6 December 2014), William L. Allardyce, 29 Sep 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port N.Y., ship name Baltic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  2. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. 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).
  5. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
  6. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
  7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  8. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
  9. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
  10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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