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

Glendinning Early Origins



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.

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Glendinning Spelling Variations


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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.

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Glendinning Early History


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Glendinning Early History



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.

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Glendinning Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Glendinning 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 Glendinning Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glendinning In Ireland


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Glendinning In 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Glendinning Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Agnes Glendinning, who came to Barbados in 1663

Glendinning Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Glendinning, who arrived in Virginia in 1716

Glendinning Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Elizabeth Glendinning, who landed in America in 1836
  • 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

Glendinning Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • David Glendinning, aged 32, a carpenter, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [1]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, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Glendinning (post 1700)


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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
  • 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

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Glendinning Historic Events


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Glendinning Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. C Glendinning, British Engine Room Artificer 4th Class, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm

Other References

  1. 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.
  2. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
  3. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
  4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  5. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
  6. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
  7. 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).
  8. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
  9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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