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Early Origins of the Herriott family


The surname Herriott 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 Herriott family


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Herriott Spelling Variations


Although the name, Herriott, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Herriot, Heriot, Harriet, Hariet, Herriott, Harriott and many more.

Early Notables of the Herriott family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Herriott family to the New World and Oceana


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 Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Herriott family name Herriott, or who bore a variation of the surname were

Herriott Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Ambrose Herriott, who settled in Virginia in 1670
  • Thomas Herriott, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1682 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Herriott Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas and John Herriott, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1858 and 1865 respectively

Herriott Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Philip Herriott, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750

Herriott Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Herriott, English convict from Sussex, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on October 22nd, 1824, settling in New South Wales, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1824 with 9 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1824

Herriott Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Hugh J. Herriott, aged 25, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waitangi" in 1874
  • David Herriott, aged 23, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waitangi" in 1874
  • Margaret Herriott, aged 19, a servant, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waitangi" in 1874
  • Agnes Herriott, aged 21, a servant, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waitangi" in 1874

Contemporary Notables of the name Herriott (post 1700)


  • Virgil H. Herriott, American politician, Mayor of Brookings, South Dakota, 1999-2003 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Robert Herriott, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 10th District, 1982 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Herriott, American politician, Lieutenant Governor of Iowa, 1902-07 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1824 with 9 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1824
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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