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Of all the Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Hillsdon is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in Buckinghamshire, where the Hillsdon family was associated with the remote hilltop parish of Hillesden.

Hillsdon Early Origins



The surname Hillsdon was first found in Buckinghamshire, where evidence suggests they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest.

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Hillsdon Spelling Variations


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Hillsdon Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Hillsdon has been spelled many different ways, including Hillersdon, Hillersden, Hillesden, Hillesdon, Hillsden, Hillsdon, Hilsdon, Hilsden, Hilden, Helden, Hildon and many more.

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Hillsdon Early History


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Hillsdon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hillsdon research. Another 289 words (21 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hillsdon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hillsdon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hillsdon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hillsdon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hillsdon In Ireland


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Hillsdon In Ireland



Some of the Hillsdon family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hillsdon Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Hillsdon, aged 29, a bootmaker, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Cartvale" in 1874
  • Ann Hillsdon, aged 25, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Cartvale" in 1874
  • William Hillsdon, aged 5, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Cartvale" in 1874
  • John Hillsdon, aged 1, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Cartvale" in 1874

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    10. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
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    The Hillsdon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hillsdon 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 7 January 2016 at 15:57.

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