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Blagden Early Origins



The surname Blagden was first found in Roxburghshire, Scotland, where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say long before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Blagden Spelling Variations


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Blagden Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Blagden occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Blackden, Blackenden, Blackdean, Blackdon, Blaikden, Blackdene and many more.

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Blagden Early History


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Blagden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blagden research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the year 1200 is included under the topic Early Blagden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blagden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blagden Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Blagden Notables 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



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Blagden, or a spelling variation of the surname include:

Blagden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • E. R. Blagden, aged 38, who settled in America from London, in 1892
  • Blagden, aged 26, who landed in America from London, in 1892
  • L.P. Blagden, aged 51, who emigrated to America from Liverpool, in 1892

Blagden Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Edward S. Blagden, who landed in America, in 1903
  • Frances W. Blagden, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States, in 1906
  • George Blagden, aged 44, who emigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • Maggie Blagden, aged 24, who landed in America from Busbey Heath, England, in 1910
  • James Blagden, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Blagden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Blagden (post 1700)



  • Samuel P. Blagden, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1912
  • Sir Charles Brian Blagden FRS (1748-1820), British physician and scientist

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Blagden Family Crest Products


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See Also


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    Other References

    1. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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    The Blagden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blagden Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 3 February 2016 at 09:35.

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