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Early Origins of the Elwin family


The surname Elwin was first found in Norfolk 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 Elwin family


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Elwin Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Elwyn, Elwin, Elwine, Elwyne, Elwon and others.

Early Notables of the Elwin family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Elwin family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Elwin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ann Elwin, who settled in Maryland in 1741

Elwin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hugh Elwin, who landed in New York, NY in 1811 [1]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)

Elwin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Elwin, a cement-maker, who arrived in Van Diemen’s Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832

Elwin Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Jeken Elwin, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Wild Duck" in 1860

Contemporary Notables of the name Elwin (post 1700)


  • Edmund Henry Elwin (1871-1909), English Anglican missionary
  • Verrier Elwin (1902-1964), English self-trained anthropologist, ethnologist and tribal activist from Dover
  • Whitwell Elwin (1816-1900), British critic and editor
  • Ronald Elwin Neame CBE, BSC (1911-2010), English three-time Academy Award nominated film cinematographer, producer, screenwriter and director, best known for his work on The Poseidon Adventure (1972), In Which We Serve (1942) and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
  • Mack Elwin Barham (1924-2006), American attorney who served on the Louisiana Supreme Court (1968-1975)
  • John Elwin Kehl (1870-1936), American politician, U.S. Consul in Stettin, 1897-1908; Sydney, 1908-11; Salonika, 1911-17; Aarhus, 1919-20; Stuttgart, 1926-29; U.S. Consul General in Hamburg, 1931-32 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Elwin B. Follett (b. 1877), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Iosco District, 1913-15 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Elwin Wesley Cockett (b. 1959), British Anglican priest and chaplain, Archdeacon of West Ham in the Diocese of Chelmsford (2007-)
  • Elwin Norris Hermanson (b. 1952), Canadian politician, the first full-time leader of the Saskatchewan Party
  • Elwin "Russell" Fairbrother QC, New Zealand lawyer and former politician for the Labour Party

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Citations


  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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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