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The name Halliwell has a long Anglo-Saxon heritage. The name comes from when a family lived near a holy spring having derived from the Old English terms halli, which meant holy, and welle, which meant spring. There are several place-names that are also derived from these words, including Halliwell in Lancashire, Holwell in Dorset and Oxfordshire, and Holywell and Northumberland.

Halliwell Early Origins



The surname Halliwell was first found in Lancashire 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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Halliwell Spelling Variations


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Halliwell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Halliwell have been found, including Halliwell, Halligwell, Haliwell and others.

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Halliwell Early History


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Halliwell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Halliwell research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1535, 1548, 1564, 1649, 1686 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Halliwell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Halliwell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Halliwell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include Oibert Halliwell of Halliwell; and Edward Halliwell, English fellow of King's College, Cambridge from 1535 to 1548 who wrote the lost tragedy, Dido, which was performed before Queen Elizabeth I during her royal visit to the university on 7 August 1564. John Holwell...

Another 51 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Halliwell Notables 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Halliwell, or a variant listed above:

Halliwell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Bernard Halliwell, who arrived in Virginia in 1658

Halliwell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Richard Halliwell settled in New York State in 1774
  • Richard Halliwell, who settled in New York State in 1774

Halliwell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Halliwell, aged 28, arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1868

Halliwell Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Beatrice Halliwell, aged 11, who emigrated to America from Manchester, in 1904
  • Albert A Halliwell, aged 21, who landed in America from Middleton, England, in 1907
  • Alfred Halliwell, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from Bristol, England, in 1910
  • Elizabeth Halliwell, aged 31, who emigrated to the United States from Pemberton, England, in 1911
  • Frederick Halliwell, aged 24, who landed in America from Farnsworth, England, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Halliwell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Halliwell, English convict from Lancaster, who was transported aboard the "Agamemnon" on April 22, 1820, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Agamemnon voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1820 with 179 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agamemnon/1820

Halliwell Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Frank Halliwell arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Portland" in 1864

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Contemporary Notables of the name Halliwell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Halliwell (post 1700)



  • David Halliwell (b. 1948), former English cricketer
  • Stephen "Steve" Halliwell (b. 1962), English-born, Australian professional rugby league footballer
  • Joel Halliwell VC (1881-1958), English recipient of the Victoria Cross for his gallantry at the Third Battle of the Aisne in World War I
  • Danny Halliwell (b. 1981), English professional rugby league footballer
  • Stephen Harold "Steve" Halliwell (b. 1954), English actor best known for his part in ITV's Emmerdale
  • Bryn Stephen Halliwell (b. 1980), English football goalkeeper
  • Ernest Austin Halliwell (1864-1919), English first-class cricketer, who played eight Test matches for South Africa between 1892 and 1902
  • Joseph Adam Halliwell (1892-1964), English professional footballer
  • Nigel Halliwell, English landscape photographer
  • Geraldine Estelle "Geri" Halliwell (b. 1972), English pop singer and songwriter, who has sold more than 11 million records
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Agamemnon voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1820 with 179 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agamemnon/1820

Other References

  1. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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