Edhouse History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Edhouse is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and comes from the metronymic name Eadgifu.

Early Origins of the Edhouse family

The surname Edhouse was first found in county Worcestershire, where the family can be traced back to 1197, when Edus was recorded on the Pipe Rolls under Henry III.

Early History of the Edhouse family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Edhouse research. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1211, 1219, 1227, 1277, 1744, 1749, and 1812 are included under the topic Early Edhouse History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Edhouse Spelling Variations

The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Edhouse has been spelled many different ways, including Edis, Ediss, Eddis, Eddiss, Edhouse, Edowes, Eddowes, Eddows, Edus and many more.

Early Notables of the Edhouse family (pre 1700)

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Australia Edhouse migration to Australia +

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

Edhouse Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

New Zealand Edhouse migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Edhouse Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. John Edhouse, Australian settler travelling from Melbourne, Victoria aboard the ship "Dunedin" arriving in Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand on 12th March 1860 [2]
  • Mr. George Edhouse, Australian settler travelling from Melbourne, Victoria aboard the ship "Dunedin" arriving in Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand on 12th March 1860 [2]
  • Miss Isabella Edhouse, Australian settler travelling from Melbourne, Victoria aboard the ship "Dunedin" arriving in Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand on 12th March 1860 [2]
  • Mr. Richard Edhouse, Australian settler travelling from Melbourne, Victoria aboard the ship "Dunedin" arriving in Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand on 12th March 1860 [2]
  • Mr. William Edhouse, Australian settler travelling from Melbourne, Victoria aboard the ship "Dunedin" arriving in Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand on 12th March 1860 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 20th August 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/aurora
  2. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html


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