Haldane History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Haldane family

The surname Haldane was first found in East Lothian, 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.

Important Dates for the Haldane family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Haldane research. Another 100 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1124 and 1296 are included under the topic Early Haldane History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Haldane Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Haldane, Haldan, Halden, Haldin and others.

Early Notables of the Haldane family (pre 1700)

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Haldane migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Haldane Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Archibald Haldane, who arrived in Virginia in 1655

Haldane migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Haldane Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • David Haldane, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749

Haldane migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Haldane Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Andrew Haldane, Scottish blacksmith from Innerleithen travelling from Leith aboard the ship "Strathallan" arriving in Dunedin, Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 8th January 1858 [1]
  • Mrs. Betsy Haldane, Scottish settler from Innerleithen travelling from Leith aboard the ship "Strathallan" arriving in Dunedin, Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 8th January 1858 [1]
  • Miss Catherine Haldane, Scottish settler from Innerleithen travelling from Leith aboard the ship "Strathallan" arriving in Dunedin, Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 8th January 1858 [1]
  • Miss Helen Haldane, Scottish settler from Innerleithen travelling from Leith aboard the ship "Strathallan" arriving in Dunedin, Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 8th January 1858 [1]
  • Miss Margaret Haldane, Scottish settler from Innerleithen travelling from Leith aboard the ship "Strathallan" arriving in Dunedin, Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 8th January 1858 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Haldane (post 1700)

  • James H. Haldane, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for New York, 1884 [2]
  • Harold A. Haldane, American politician, Candidate in Alaskan Independence primary for Governor of Alaska, 1998 [2]
  • Archibald Richard Burdon Haldane (1900-1982), Scottish social historian and writer social historian and author
  • Daniel Rutherford Haldane (1824-1887), Scottish physician, president of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
  • Richard Burdon Haldane KT, OM, PC, KC, FRS, FBA, FSA (1856-1928), 1st Viscount Haldane, Lord Chancellor and 'Father of the Territorial Army'
  • John Burdon Sanderson Haldane (1892-1964), British geneticist and evolutionary biologist awarded the Darwin Medal in 1952
  • Lewis Haldane (b. 1985), Welsh footballer
  • John Scott Haldane (1860-1936), British physician, discoverer of the Haldane Effect in hemoglobin
  • General Sir James Aylmer Lowthorpe Haldane (1862-1950), British Army officer
  • Elizabeth Haldane (1862-1937), first female Justice of the Peace in Scotland
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Haldane family

RMS Lusitania
  • Mr. James Cargill Haldane, American 2nd Class passenger from Boston, Massachusetts, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking [3]

Citations

  1. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/
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