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Herriot Early Origins



The surname Herriot 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.

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Herriot Spelling Variations


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Herriot 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. Herriot occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Herriot, Heriot, Harriet, Hariet, Herriott, Harriott and many more.

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Herriot Early History


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Herriot Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Herriot research. Another 251 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1221, 1424, 1450, 1537, 1563, 1624, 1759, and 1839 are included under the topic Early Herriot History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Herriot Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Herriot Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Herriot 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



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Herriot, or a spelling variation of the surname include:

Herriot Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • David Herriot, who landed in Perth Amboy, NJ in 1685

Herriot Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Andreas Herriot who settled in Maryland in 1743
  • William Herriot settled in Georgia in 1775
  • William Herriot, aged 22, arrived in New York or Georgia in 1775

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Contemporary Notables of the name Herriot (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Herriot (post 1700)



  • John George Herriot (1916-2003), American mathematician at Stanford university
  • Walter Herriot OBE, English managing director of St John's Innovation Centre, Cambridge, recipient of the 2006 Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion
  • James "Jim" Herriot (b. 1939), former Scottish international football goalkeeper
  • Édouard Marie Herriot (1872-1957), French Radical politician, three-time Prime Minister of France
  • James Herriot (1916-1995), pen name of James Alfred Wight, a British veterinary surgeon and writer

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Herriot Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
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    The Herriot Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Herriot 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.

    This page was last modified on 28 November 2013 at 07:16.

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