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Calderwood Early Origins



The surname Calderwood was first found in Lanarkshire, Scotland, where the family held a family seat from ancient times.

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Calderwood Spelling Variations


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Calderwood Spelling Variations



Although the name, Calderwood, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Calderwood, Caldderwood, Calderwoods, Cawderood, Caderwood, Cadderwood, Caldorwood, Calderwude, Calderwoud, Calderwode, Caldorwud and many more.

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Calderwood Early History


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Calderwood Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Calderwood research. Another 394 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1456, 1509, 1548, 1575, 1650, and 1678 are included under the topic Early Calderwood History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Calderwood Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Calderwood Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Calderwood In Ireland


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Calderwood In Ireland



Some of the Calderwood family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 170 words (12 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



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 cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Calderwood family name Calderwood, or who bore a variation of the surname were

Calderwood Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Calderwood, who settled in New England in 1725, with his wife and two children
  • James Calderwood, who landed in New England in 1725
  • Adam Calderwood, who arrived in New York in 1789

Calderwood Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Calderwood, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1803
  • Alexander Calderwood, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1803
  • Hugh Calderwood, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1813
  • David Calderwood, who arrived in New York in 1843
  • William Calderwood, who settled in Philadelphia in 1880
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Calderwood Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Calderwood arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Thomas Harrison" in 1839

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Contemporary Notables of the name Calderwood (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Calderwood (post 1700)



  • Gary Calderwood (b. 1946), American art collector and dealer
  • John Lindow Calderwood CBE (1888-1960), English solicitor and British Army officer
  • Mark Calderwood (b. 1981), English professional rugby league footballer
  • Matt Calderwood, Northern Ireland artist
  • Henry Calderwood (1830-1897), Scottish philosopher and divine
  • Scott Calderwood (b. 1978), retired Scottish professional footballer
  • Andrea Calderwood, British Academy of Film and Television Award winning film and television producer, best known for her work on The Last King of Scotland
  • Tyra Calderwood (b. 1990), professional Australian tennis player
  • James "Jimmy" Calderwood (b. 1955), retired Scottish footballer
  • Colin Calderwood (b. 1965), Scottish football player and coach
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Calderwood Historic Events


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Calderwood Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Hugh Calderwood (d. 1912), aged 30, Irish Trimmer from Belfast, Ireland who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Veritas premitur non opprimitur
Motto Translation: Truth may be kept down, but not crushed.


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Calderwood Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    4. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. 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.
    8. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. 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).
    11. ...

    The Calderwood Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Calderwood 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.

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