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Early Origins of the Heriot family


The surname Heriot was first found in Midlothian where they held a family seat from early times and held the lands of Heriot, and were found there as early as 1164, when Henry of Heriot witnessed a document by Joceline, the Bishop of Glasgow.

Early History of the Heriot family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heriot research.
Another 126 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1221, 1424, 1450, 1537, 1563, 1624, 1759, and 1839 are included under the topic Early Heriot History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Heriot Spelling Variations


During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Heriot occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Herriot, Heriot, Harriet, Hariet, Herriott, Harriott and many more.

Early Notables of the Heriot family (pre 1700)


Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Heriot Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Heriot family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Heriot Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mr. S. Heriot, Scottish settler travelling from Greenock aboard the ship "Robert Henderson" arriving in Port Chalmers, Dunedin, Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 9th February 1858 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  • Mrs. Heriot, Scottish settler travelling from Greenock aboard the ship "Robert Henderson" arriving in Port Chalmers, Dunedin, Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 9th February 1858 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html

Contemporary Notables of the name Heriot (post 1700)


  • Nicole Heriot, American stage actress, singer, and dancer [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Nicole Heriot. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Nicole Heriot. Retrieved from http://www.nicoleheriot.com/
  • Edward Thomas Heriot (1793-1854), prominent South Carolina planter and physician
  • Corporal James Davidson Heriot (1890-1918), United States Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War I
  • Joan E. Heriot (b. 1911), Canadian scientist and artist
  • Jas Heriot Duke (1939-1992), Australian performance poet
  • Heriot Clarkson (1863-1942), American Democrat politician, Member of North Carolina State House of Representatives, 1899; Justice of North Carolina State Supreme Court, 1923-40 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  2. ^ Nicole Heriot. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Nicole Heriot. Retrieved from http://www.nicoleheriot.com/
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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