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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hillsdon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hillsdon (post 1700)



  • Stanley Hillsdon, Australian founder Cycle Components Manufacturing Company (CCMC) in Guildford in 1935, now known as Custom Bus

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Hillsdon Family Crest Products


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Hillsdon Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. 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).
    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. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. 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 18 December 2016 at 10:04.

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