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The name Haslam has a long Anglo-Saxon heritage. The name comes from when a family lived in the village of Haslam, in the county of Lancashire. This place-name was originally derived from the Old English word haesel-hamm, which simply refers to a hazel-wood farm.

Haslam Early Origins



The surname Haslam was first found in Derbyshire where they seated from very ancient times, some say, before the Norman Conquest of England by Duke William of Normandy in 1066.

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Haslam Spelling Variations


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Haslam 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 Haslam have been found, including Haslam, Hasslam, Haselham, Hasselham, Hasleham and many more.

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Haslam Early History


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Haslam Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Haslam research. Another 259 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1590 and 1818 are included under the topic Early Haslam History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Haslam Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Haslam Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Haslam In Ireland


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Haslam In Ireland



Some of the Haslam family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 141 words (10 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



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 Haslam, or a variant listed above:

Haslam Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Margaret Haslam, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1811
  • William Haslam, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1811
  • John Haslam, aged 34, landed in Maryland in 1812
  • John Buckley Haslam, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1818
  • Abraham, Francis, and James Haslam settled in Philadelphia in 1832
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Haslam Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Haslam, English convict from Lancaster, who was transported aboard the "Albion" on May 17, 1823, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Albion voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1823 with 200 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1823
  • James Haslam, English convict from Lancaster, who was transported aboard the "America" on April 4, 1829, settling in New South Wales, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 26) America voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1829 with 176 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/america/1829
  • Edward Haslam arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Eden" in 1838 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) EDEN 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Eden.htm
  • Thomas Haslam, English convict from Oxford, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on August 08, 1849, settling in Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849
  • Abraham Haslam, aged 27, a shoemaker, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Hyderabad"

Haslam Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Haslam, aged 37, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Seringapatam" in 1856
  • Jane Haslam, aged 34, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Seringapatam" in 1856

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Contemporary Notables of the name Haslam (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Haslam (post 1700)



  • William Edward "Bill" Haslam (b. 1958), American politician, 49th and current Governor of Tennessee
  • William C. Haslam, American Republican politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Senate 2nd District, 1936
  • James A. Haslam (b. 1931), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 2004
  • Bill Haslam, American politician, Mayor of Knoxville, Tennessee, 2003-
  • Becky M. Haslam, American politician, Independent Candidate for South Dakota State House of Representatives 20th District, 2010
  • Sir Alfred Seale Haslam (1844-1927), English engineer and politician, Mayor of Derby (1890 to 1891)
  • Annie Haslam (b. 1944), English progressive rock vocalist and songwriter
  • William Geoffrey Haslam DFC,, Chief General Manager, Prudential Assurance Co. Ltd
  • Rear Admiral David William Haslam O.B.E.,, Hydrographer of the Navy
  • Hon. Sir Alec Leslie Haslam, Judge of the Supreme Court of New Zealand
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Haslam Historic Events


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Haslam Historic Events




HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. Aubrey Cecil Haslam (1920-1941), Australian Acting Leading Stoker from Toowong, New South Wales, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II on the 19th November 1941 and died during the sinking

HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. John Haslam, British Stoker 1st Class, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and died during the sinking

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Citations


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  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Albion voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1823 with 200 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1823
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 26) America voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1829 with 176 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/america/1829
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) EDEN 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Eden.htm
  4. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849

Other References

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  2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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  8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
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The Haslam Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Haslam 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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