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Conder Early Origins



The surname Conder was first found in Shropshire (Salop) where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor at Condover. After the Battle of Hastings in 1066, William, Duke of Normandy, having prevailed over King Harold, granted most of Britain to his many victorious Barons. It was not uncommon to find a Baron, or a Bishop, with 60 or more Lordships scattered throughout the country. These he gave to his sons, nephews and other junior lines of his family and they became known as under-tenants. They adopted the Norman system of surnames which identified the under-tenant with his holdings so as to distinguish him from the senior stem of the family. After many rebellious wars between his Barons, Duke William, commissioned a census of all England to determine in 1086, settling once and for all, who held which land. He called the census the Domesday Book, [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
indicating that those holders registered would hold the land until the end of time. Hence, conjecturally, the surname is descended from the tenant of the lands and large village of Condover were held by Earl Roger and Roger Venator who was recorded in the Domesday Book census of 1086.

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Conder Spelling Variations


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Conder Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Conder, Condor, Conter, Condar and others.

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Conder Early History


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Conder Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Conder research. Another 210 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1275, 1658, and 1829 are included under the topic Early Conder History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Conder Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Conder Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Conder 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Conder Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Pieter Conder, who setted in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Hans Pieter Conder, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Conder Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Conder, who setted in San Francisco in 1850
  • J Conder, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Conder Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Alfred Conder, who settled in Ontario in 1871

Conder Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Conder, aged 37, a labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874
  • Harriet Conder, aged 34, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874
  • Mary H. Conder, aged 8, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874
  • William Joseph Conder, aged 7, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874
  • Walter John Conder, aged 5, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Conder (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Conder (post 1700)



  • C. L. Conder, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Conder D.D. (1714-1781), English Independent minister at Cambridge who later became President of the Independent College, Homerton
  • James Conder (1761-1823), English businessman and numismatist who gave the name to Conder Tokens and because of the coincidence of an ancient hoard of coins found ten feet under his doorstep when his house was demolished
  • Charles Edward Conder (1868-1909), English-born, Australian painter and was a key figure in the Heidelberg School
  • Peter Conder OBE (1919-1993), British ornithologist and conservationist
  • Marston Donald Edward Conder (b. 1955), New Zealand mathematician, a Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Auckland University, fellow of the New Zealand Mathematical Society and of the Royal Society of New Zealand
  • Claude Reignier Conder (1848-1910), British soldier, explorer and antiquarian
  • Josiah Conder (1852-1920), noted British architect who worked as a foreign advisor to the government of Meiji period Japan

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  2. 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.
  3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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The Conder Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Conder 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 25 February 2017 at 23:45.

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