Joblin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Joblin family

The surname Joblin was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat. There is an early instance of a Robert Joplyn, on record as renting lands in S. Northumberland in 1499.

Early History of the Joblin family

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Joblin Spelling Variations

Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Joblin were recorded, including Joblin, Jobblin, Jopling, Jobling, Joppling, Jopplin, Joplin and many more.

Early Notables of the Joblin family (pre 1700)

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United States Joblin migration to the United States +

To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Joblin family emigrate to North America:

Joblin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Ralph Joblin, who arrived in Virginia in 1714 [1]
Joblin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Alfred H Joblin, who landed in Arkansas in 1868 [1]
  • Walter R Joblin, who landed in Arkansas in 1870 [1]
  • William J Joblin, who arrived in Arkansas in 1883 [1]

New Zealand Joblin 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:

Joblin Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Miss Emily Joblin, (b. 1861), aged Infant, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Mystery" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 7th January 1862 [2]
  • Mrs. Jane Joblin, (b. 1803), aged 58, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Mystery" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 7th January 1862 [2]
  • Mrs. Sophia Joblin, (b. 1821), aged 40, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Mystery" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 7th January 1862 [2]
  • Mr. George Joblin, (b. 1822), aged 39, British farm labourer travelling from London aboard the ship "Mystery" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 7th January 1862 [2]
  • Miss Julia Joblin, (b. 1841), aged 20, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Mystery" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 7th January 1862 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Joblin (post 1700) +

  • Miller Joblin (b. 1875), American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Saigon, 1917 [3]


  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. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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