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Early Origins of the Clague family

The surname Clague was first found in Herefordshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Clague family

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Clague Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Clack, Clague, Clacke and others.

Early Notables of the Clague family

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United States Clague migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Clague Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Richard Clague, who arrived in America in 1803 [1]
  • John Clague, who landed in New York in 1840 [1]

Australia Clague migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Clague Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Robert Clague, British convict who was convicted in Isle of Man for 7 years, transported aboard the "Equestrian" on 30th June 1845, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Island) [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Clague (post 1700) +

  • Mr. Stewart Edward Clague, British founder of SCS, was appointed the Member of the Order of the British Empire on 29th December 2018 for services to the Isle of Man and to the Lonan and Laxey community [3]

Empress of Ireland
  • Mr. Robert Henry Clague, British Assistant Steward from United Kingdom who worked aboard the Empress of Ireland (1914) and survived the sinking [4]

  1. 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)
  2. Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 9th May 2022).
  3. "Birthday and New Year Honours Lists (1940 to 2019)." Issue 62507, 28 December 2018 | London Gazette, The Gazette, Dec. 2018,
  4. Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from on Facebook