name Heblewaite comes from when the family resided in the township of Applethwaite,
which was in the parish of Windermere in Westmorland
(now part of Cumbria). There were also places with this name in Cumberland
and in Suffolk
, where the first instances of the surname Heblewaite were found. In Old English, applethwaite
meant an apple orchard
or an area of land cleared for growing apples.
Early Origins of the Heblewaite family
The surname Heblewaite was first found in the county of Suffolk
in south eastern England
. The Applethwaites were found in Suffolk
from very ancient times and sustained the Norman Conquest
in 1066, retaining their lands and estates.
Early History of the Heblewaite family
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Heblewaite Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Heblewaite has been recorded under many different variations, including Applethwaite, Applewhite, Applewaite, Applewait, Apelwhite, Eppelwhite, Epplethwaite and many more.
Early Notables of the Heblewaite family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Heblewaite family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Heblewaite Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Emma Heblewaite, aged 22, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Norman"
- Agnes Heblewaite, aged 14, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Norman"