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Kellaway History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The ancestry of the name Kellaway dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in a small settlement in either Devon or Cornwall. Thus, Kellaway is a habitation surname derived from the place, named Callway or Calway.

Early Origins of the Kellaway family


The surname Kellaway was first found in Gloucestershire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Kellaway family


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Kellaway Spelling Variations


Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Kellaway have been found, including Callaway, Kelloway, Kellaway, Calloway and others.

Early Notables of the Kellaway family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Kellaway family to the New World and Oceana


Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Kellaway, or a variant listed above:

Kellaway Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Kellaway, who landed in Maryland in 1662 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Kellaway Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Arthur Kellaway, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1859 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Kellaway Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Kellaway, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Henry Porcher" in 1838 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HENY PORCHER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838HenryPorcher.htm
  • William Kellaway, aged 28, a miner, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "William Prowse" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 21st August 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) William Prowse 1856. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/williamprowse1854.shtml
  • Thomas Kellaway, aged 25, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Confiance" [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 13th September 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Confiance 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/confiance1854.shtml.

Contemporary Notables of the name Kellaway (post 1700)


  • Roger Kellaway (b. 1939), American composer, arranger, and pianist
  • Frederick George Kellaway (1870-1933), English politician, member of the UK Parliament
  • Sam Kellaway, British poet
  • Joseph Kellaway, British sailor and recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Frederick Kellaway (1810-1933), British politician
  • Duncan Kellaway (b. 1973), Australian footballer
  • Charles Kellaway (1889-1952), Australian medical scientist and science administrator
  • Andrew Kellaway (b. 1975), Australian footballer
  • Cecil Kellaway (1893-1973), British actor born in Cape Town, South Africa, an Academy Award-nominated character actor

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Citations


  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. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HENY PORCHER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838HenryPorcher.htm
  3. ^ South Australian Register Monday 21st August 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) William Prowse 1856. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/williamprowse1854.shtml
  4. ^ South Australian Register Wednesday 13th September 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Confiance 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/confiance1854.shtml.

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