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The ancestors of the name Blackler date back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence in Blackler, a village located in the county of Devon in the south west of England.

Early Origins of the Blackler family


The surname Blackler was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from ancient times being Lords of the Manor and seated at Denbury in that shire, some say at the time of the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D. Denbury, originally Deveneberrie in pre Conquest days, was held by Tavistock Church at the time of the taking of the Domesday Book survey in the year 1086 A.D. It now consists of a 17th century manor house.

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Early History of the Blackler family

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Early History of the Blackler family


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Blackler Spelling Variations

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Blackler Spelling Variations


Blackler has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Blackler have been found, including Blackler, Blacklers, Blackellor, Blackeller and many more.

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Early Notables of the Blackler family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Blackler family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Blackler family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Blackler family to the New World and Oceana


In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Blacklers to arrive on North American shores:

Blackler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Matthew and Samuel Blackler, who settled in Mobile in 1871

Blackler Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Richard Blackler who settled in St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1764 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Edward Blackler, who settled in Toad's Cove, Newfoundland, in 1771 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Blackler Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Amelia Blackler, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Caroline" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CAROLINE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Caroline.htm
  • Ellen Blackler, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Caroline" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CAROLINE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Caroline.htm
  • John Blackler, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Caroline" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CAROLINE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Caroline.htm
  • Richard Blackler, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Caroline" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CAROLINE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Caroline.htm
  • Elizabeth Blackler, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Caroline" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CAROLINE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Caroline.htm
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Contemporary Notables of the name Blackler (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Blackler (post 1700)


  • Samuel R. Blackler (d. 1844), American politician, U.S. Consul in Tahiti, 1837-44 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Edd Blackler, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Montana State Senate 5th District, 2010 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Richard John Blackler (d. 1919), English founder of Blacklers, a large department store in Liverpool, famous for its rocking horse, Blackie; the store closed in 1988
  • George Blackler (1912-1986), English television makeup artist
  • James Blackler, Canadian Warden of Kingston Penitentiary (1997)

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  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CAROLINE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Caroline.htm
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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