Hyne History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Hyne family name dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. The name comes from when an early member worked as a keeper of the deer. The surname Hyne originally derived from the Old English word "hinde" which referred to someone who tended the deer. A quote from Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales underlines the occupation: Ther n'as baillif, ne herde, ne other hine.
Early Origins of the Hyne family
The surname Hyne was first found in Oxfordshire, where one of the first on record was Robert Hine who was Lord of the manor and held estates in that shire in the year 1254. John le Hyne was listed in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 in Oxford, and Robert le Hine was listed in Suffolk in the same rolls. The Writs of Parliament of 1313 show Stephen le Hine. 
Early History of the Hyne family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hyne research. Another 94 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1254, 1687, 1730, 1687, 1694, 1705, 1711, 1712, 1730, 1735 and are included under the topic Early Hyne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Hyne Spelling Variations
Hyne has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Hyne have been found, including Hines, Hine, Hyne, Hynes and others.
Early Notables of the Hyne family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: William Hine (1687-1730), English organist and composer, born at Brightwell, Oxfordshire, in 1687. He was chorister of Magdalen College, Oxford, in 1694, and clerk in 1705. "In 1711 or 1712 Hine became organist of Gloucester Cathedral, and shortly afterwards married Alicia, the daughter of...
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Migration of the Hyne family to Ireland
Some of the Hyne family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 61 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Hyne migration to the United States +
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Hynes to arrive on North American shores:
Hyne Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Ann Hyne, who arrived in Virginia in 1663 
Hyne migration to Australia +
Emigration to Australia
followed the First Fleets
of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Hyne Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- William Hyne, who arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Brightman" in 1840 
- Elizabeth Hyne, who arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Brightman" in 1840 
- Richmond Hyne, who arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Brightman" in 1840 
- Mary Hyne, who arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Brightman" in 1840 
- John Hyne, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Harry Lorrequer" in 1849 
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Hyne migration to New Zealand +
Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:
Hyne Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Joseph Hyne, aged 35, a butcher, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Tongariro" in 1888
- Agnes B. Hyne, aged 26, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Tongariro" in 1888
Contemporary Notables of the name Hyne (post 1700) +
- Dorothy S. Hyne, American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State Senate 27th District, 1978 
Related Stories +
- ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
- ^ 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)
- ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BRIGHTMAN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Brightman.htm
- ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HARRY LORREQUER 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849HarryLorrequer.htm
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html