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The ancestors of the Gartside surname lived among the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. The name comes from when they lived in the region of Galicia in the province of Orense. It was later adopted in England after the Norman invasion of 1066.The surname Gartside 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.

Gartside Early Origins



The surname Gartside 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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Gartside Spelling Variations


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Gartside Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Gartside include Garside, Gartside, Garthside and others.

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Gartside Early History


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Gartside Early History



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

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Gartside Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gartside Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gartside 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



A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Gartside Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Gartside, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1856
  • Daniel D Gartside, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1864

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gartside (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gartside (post 1700)



  • John Clarence "Jack" Gartside, American fly tyer and fly fishing author
  • J. E. Gartside, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1908
  • F. E. Gartside, American Republican politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 2nd District; Elected 1906
  • Robert Gartside (1906-1970), English professional footballer
  • Thomas Henry Gartside (1837-1910), English actor, dramatist, teacher and theatre manager
  • Mary Gartside (1765-1808), English water colourist and colour theorist
  • Philip 'Phil' Gartside (b. 1941), English businessman
  • Green Gartside (b. 1955), British musician

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Gartside Historic Events


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Gartside Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Ken Gartside, British Boy Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking
  • Mr. Ronald Gartside, British Boy, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Gartside Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gartside 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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