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The Anglo-Saxon name Harradine comes from the family having resided in the village of Harrowden in Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire.

Harradine Early Origins



The surname Harradine was first found in Bedfordshire (Old English: Bedanfordscir), located in Southeast-central England, formerly part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia, where they held a family seat from ancient times. Harrowden is a one-street hamlet in Bedfordshire. Great Harrowden and Little Harrowden are parishes and villages in Northamptonshire that date back to the Domesday Book of 1086 where collectively they were known as Hargedone. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
The place name literally means "hill of the heathen shrines or temples," from the Old English words "hearg" + "dun." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Ironically "Little" Harrowden has more inhabitants that "Great" Harroweden and that has been the case for more than 100 years. In the 15th century the manors of Great and Little Harrowden were held by Sir William Vaux who was slain at the Battle of Tewkesbury in 1471. Great Harrowden Hall was built between 1716 and 1719. The All Saints Church dates back to Norman times and is famous for its medieval Doom (painting.) There is also a brass to William Harrowden from the 16th century located there.

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Harradine Spelling Variations


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Harradine Spelling Variations



Harradine has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Spelling variants included: Harraden, Harradine, Haridine, Harridine, Horoden, Harnden, Herndon and many more.

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Harradine Early History


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Harradine Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Harradine research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1086 and 1756 are included under the topic Early Harradine History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Harradine Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Harradine Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Harradine 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Harradine Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Harradine, aged 39, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Caroline" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Thursday 26th April 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Caroline 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/caroline1855.shtml
  • Walter Harradine, aged 16, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Caroline" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Thursday 26th April 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Caroline 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/caroline1855.shtml
  • Frederick Harradine (aged 26), a sawyer, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Eliza"
  • Samuel Harradine (aged 31), a bricklayer, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Eliza"

Harradine Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Charles Harradine, aged 32, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duke of Edinburgh" in 1873
  • Mary A. Harradine, aged 29, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duke of Edinburgh" in 1873
  • William Charles Harradine, aged 8, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duke of Edinburgh" in 1873

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Contemporary Notables of the name Harradine (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Harradine (post 1700)



  • Richard William Brian Harradine (1935-2014), Australian politician, Senator for Tasmania (1975-2005)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  3. ^ South Australian Register Thursday 26th April 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Caroline 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/caroline1855.shtml

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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The Harradine Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Harradine Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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