Kindleysides History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Kindleysides family

The surname Kindleysides was first found in Cumberland at Kinneyside, a township, in the parish of St. Bees, union of Whitehaven, Allerdale ward above Derwent. [1] [2]

Early History of the Kindleysides family

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Kindleysides Spelling Variations

The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore,spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Kindleysides has been recorded under many different variations, including Keenleyside, Keenliside, Keenlyside, Kindleyside and many more.

Early Notables of the Kindleysides family (pre 1700)

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New Zealand Kindleysides 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:

Kindleysides Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Miss Margaret Kindleysides, (b. 1860), aged Infant, British settler travelling from Bristol aboard the ship "Matoaka" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 2nd December 1860 [3]
  • Mrs. Margaret Kindleysides, (b. 1826), aged 34, British settler travelling from Bristol aboard the ship "Matoaka" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 2nd December 1860 [3]
  • Mr. Thomas Kindleysides, (b. 1826), aged 34, British blacksmith travelling from Bristol aboard the ship "Matoaka" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 2nd December 1860 [3]
  • Miss Catherine Kindleysides, (b. 1841), aged 19, British settler travelling from Bristol aboard the ship "Matoaka" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 2nd December 1860 [3]
  • Miss Elizabeth Kindleysides, (b. 1854), aged 6, British settler travelling from Bristol aboard the ship "Matoaka" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 2nd December 1860 [3]
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  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  3. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html


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