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Herriott Early Origins



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.

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Herriott Spelling Variations


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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.

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Herriott Early History


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Herriott Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Herriott 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 Herriott History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Herriott Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Herriott Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Herriott 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 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 settled in Virginia in 1670
  • Thomas Herriott, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1682

Herriott Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas and John Herriott 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 [1]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, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waitangi" in 1874
  • David Herriott, aged 23, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waitangi" in 1874
  • Margaret Herriott, aged 19, a servant, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waitangi" in 1874
  • Agnes Herriott, aged 21, a servant, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waitangi" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Herriott (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Herriott (post 1700)



  • Virgil H. Herriott, American politician, Mayor of Brookings, South Dakota, 1999-2003
  • Robert Herriott, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 10th District, 1982
  • John Herriott, American politician, Lieutenant Governor of Iowa, 1902-07

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Citations


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  1. ^ 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

Other References

  1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  2. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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The Herriott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Herriott 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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