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The Anglo-Saxon name Garside comes from the family having resided in the region of Galicia in the province of Orense. It was later adopted in England after the Norman invasion of 1066.The surname Garside is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties.

Garside Early Origins



The surname Garside was first found in Lancashire 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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Garside Spelling Variations


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Garside Spelling Variations



Garside has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Garside, Gartside, Garthside and others.

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Garside Early History


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Garside Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Garside research. Another 290 words (21 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Garside History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Garside Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Garside Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Garside 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



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Garsides to arrive on North American shores:

Garside Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Garside, aged 38, arrived in New York in 1812
  • G Garside, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Alan, Henry, James, Joseph, Robert Garside, all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1865

Garside Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • B. Garside arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Midlothian" in 1859

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Contemporary Notables of the name Garside (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Garside (post 1700)



  • Bettis Alston "B.A." Garside (1894-1989), American author
  • KatieJane "Katrina Jane" Garside (b. 1968), English vocalist, lyricist, artist and writer
  • Mark Garside (b. 1989), Scottish professional ice hockey player
  • Jeannine Garside (b. 1978), Canadian boxer
  • Robert "The Runningman" Garside (b. 1967), British runner, the first person to run around the world
  • Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth Garside (1913-1983), Director and Librarian, World War II British Intelligence Corps officer

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Garside Historic Events


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Garside Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Richard Murray Garside, British Pay Lieutenant, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking

RMS Titanic

  • Miss Ethel Garside, aged 34, English Second Class passenger from Liverpool, Merseyside who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking escaping on life boat 12

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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    The Garside Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Garside 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 21 August 2016 at 11:29.

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