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Glendinning History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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

Early Origins of the Glendinning family


The surname Glendinning 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.

Early History of the Glendinning family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glendinning 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 Glendinning History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Glendinning 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.

Early Notables of the Glendinning family (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...
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Migration of the Glendinning family to Ireland


Some of the Glendinning 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.

Migration of the Glendinning family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Glendinning Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Agnes Glendinning, who settled in Barbados in 1663

Glendinning Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Glendinning, who arrived in Virginia in 1716 [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)

Glendinning Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Elizabeth Glendinning, who landed in America in 1836 [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)
  • Robert Glendinning, who settled in Philadelphia in 1838
  • William Glendinning, who settled in New York State in 1850
  • William Glendinning, who landed in California in 1877 [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)

Glendinning Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • David Glendinning, aged 32, a carpenter, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm
  • Agnes Glendinning, aged 4, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm

Contemporary Notables of the name Glendinning (post 1700)


  • Chellis Glendinning (b. 1947), American author and political activist
  • G. G. Glendinning, American politician, Member of South Dakota State Senate 14th District, 1917-18 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James Glendinning (1849-1929), Canadian farmer and politician who represented Ontario North in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1890 to 1894
  • Robert Graham Glendinning PC (1844-1928), Northern Irish politician, Member of Parliament for North Antrim (1906-1910)
  • Simon Glendinning (b. 1964), English philosopher in the European Institute at the London School of Economics
  • The Hon. Victoria Glendinning CBE (b. 1937), British biographer, critic, broadcaster and novelist, awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize
  • Ross William Glendinning (b. 1956), former Australian rules footballer, eponym of the Ross Glendinning Medal
  • Alan Glendinning (b. 1956), Canadian former NHL ice hockey defenceman and head coach of the Merritt Centennials
  • Mark Glendinning (b. 1970), Northern Irish footballer

Historic Events for the Glendinning family



HMS Repulse

  • Mr. C Glendinning, British Engine Room Artificer 4th Class, 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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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. ^ Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . 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

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