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The Glendenning surname was taken on from the place name Glendonwyne, a parish of Westkirk, Dumfries, on record since the 14th century.

Glendenning Early Origins



The surname Glendenning was first found in Roxburghshire, 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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Glendenning Spelling Variations


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Glendenning Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Glendinning, Glendowyn, Glendowyne, Glendonyn, Glendonwyn, Glendening, Glendon, Glenden, Glendin, Glendining, Glendinnin, Glendyning, Glendounn, Clendenning, Clendinning and many more.

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Glendenning Early History


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Glendenning Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glendenning research. Another 259 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1250, 1451, 1667, 1408, 1387, 1388 and 1401 are included under the topic Early Glendenning History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glendenning Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Glendenning Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Matthew de Glendonwyn (d. 1408), late 14th and early 15th century bishop of Glasgow, elected to the see after the death of Cardinal Walter Wardlaw, his predecessor as bishop, elected sometime between Wardlaw's death in September and Matthew's first appearance as bishop-elect in...

Another 65 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Glendenning Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glendenning In Ireland


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Glendenning In Ireland



Some of the Glendenning family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Glendenning Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • David Glendenning, who settled in Virginia in 1756

Glendenning Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Glendenning who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1856
  • Albert Glendenning, aged 25, who settled in America from Londonderry, in 1894
  • James Glendenning, aged 38, who emigrated to the United States from Tampico, in 1897

Glendenning Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Elizabeth Glendenning, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States from Derry, Ireland, in 1908
  • Henry Glendenning, aged 47, who settled in America from Northwich, England, in 1910
  • Jessie Glendenning, aged 26, who landed in America from Portsmouth, England, in 1911
  • John W. Glendenning, aged 27, who landed in America from Portsmouth, England, in 1911
  • Mary Glendenning, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from Pettigo, Ireland, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Glendenning Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Clarence Glendenning, aged 23, who emigrated to Saskatchewan, Canada, in 1913

Glendenning Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Edward Glendenning arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Harpley" in 1849
  • John Glendenning, aged 38, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Omega"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Glendenning (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Glendenning (post 1700)



  • Roy Glendenning, American politician, Supervisor of Hartland Township, Michigan, 1938
  • James R. Glendenning, American Republican politician, Candidate for West Virginia State House of Delegates 4th District, 1992
  • Howard A. Glendenning, American Republican politician, Candidate for West Virginia State House of Delegates from Marshall County, 1972
  • William Glendenning, Australian butcher in the early 1900s, eponym of Glendenning, New South Wales
  • Candace Glendenning (b. 1953), English actress
  • John Murray Glendenning (1872-1962), Canadian politician in Alberta
  • Robert "Bob" Glendenning (1888-1940), English professional footballer
  • Raymond Glendenning (1907-1974), BBC radio sports commentator

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    4. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    5. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    6. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    7. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    10. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    11. ...

    The Glendenning Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glendenning 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 14 October 2016 at 00:45.

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