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Fothergill Early Origins



The surname Fothergill was first found in Perthshire 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.

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Fothergill Spelling Variations


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Fothergill Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Fothergill occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Fothergill, Fothergil, Fottinghaul, Fotterall and others.

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Fothergill Early History


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Fothergill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fothergill research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fothergill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fothergill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fothergill Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Fothergill 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



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 Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Fothergill, or a spelling variation of the surname include:

Fothergill Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Fothergill, who settled in Maryland in 1732

Fothergill Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Fothergill, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1802

Fothergill Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Fothergill, English convict from York, who was transported aboard the "Anson" on September 23, 1843, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Anson voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1843 with 499 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/anson/1843
  • Robert Fothergill, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Thomas Lowry" in 1848 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) THOMAS LOWRY 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848ThomasLowry.htm

Fothergill Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Edward Fothergill, aged 37, a smith, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oliver Lang" in 1856
  • Harriet Fothergill, aged 35, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Oliver Lang" in 1856

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fothergill (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fothergill (post 1700)



  • Bob "Fats" Fothergill (1897-1938), outfielder in Major League Baseball
  • Juanita Fothergill, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1960 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • B. W. Fothergill, American Republican politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from East Hartford, 1934 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Fothergill (1712-1780), English physician
  • Arnold James Fothergill (1854-1932), British cricketer
  • Charles Fothergill (1782-1840), businessman, journalist and political figure in Upper Canada
  • Dorothy Fothergill, Postal Director

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Fothergill Historic Events


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Fothergill Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Francis Fothergill, British Able Bodied Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html

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Fothergill Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Anson voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1843 with 499 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/anson/1843
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) THOMAS LOWRY 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848ThomasLowry.htm
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html

Other References

  1. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  8. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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The Fothergill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fothergill 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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