Halden History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Halden family

The surname Halden 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 Halden family

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

Halden Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Halden family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Halden Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Halden migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Halden Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Robert Halden, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Hooghly" in 1839 [1]
  • Mary Halden, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Hooghly" in 1839 [1]
  • Alexander Halden, aged 46, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Melbourne"
  • Robert Halden, aged 19, who arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Melbourne"

Contemporary Notables of the name Halden (post 1700)

  • Berry F. Halden, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1936 [2]
  • L. Halden Wentworth, American politician, Mayor of Roseville, California, 1954-55 [3]
  • Lieutenant-Commander Stephen Halden Beattie (1908-1975), British soldier awarded both the Victoria Cross and the Croix de Guerre during WWII [4]

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Citations

  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HOOGHLY 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Hooghly.htm
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, August 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ World War 2 Awards.com - BEATTIE, Stephen. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Stephen Beattie. Retrieved from http://www.ww2awards.com/person/15
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