lardner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the lardner family

The surname lardner was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the lardner family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lardner research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1170, 1193, 1653, 1684, 1701, 1700, 1653, 1740, 1684, 1768, 1769 and 1793 are included under the topic Early lardner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

lardner 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 lardner were recorded, including Lardner, Lardiner, Ladner, Lardnar, Lardaner, Lardinar and many more.

Early Notables of the lardner family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the lardner family to Ireland

Some of the lardner family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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United States lardner 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 lardner family emigrate to North America:

lardner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Roger Lardner, who sailed to America in 1718
lardner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Martin Lardner to New York, NY in 1848
  • S B Lardner, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]
  • F S Lardner, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]
  • Captain Lardner, commanding the Union battleship "Susquehanna," was the senior officer in charge of the blockade of Charleston in 1861

New Zealand lardner 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:

lardner Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • G D Lardner, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1843

Contemporary Notables of the name lardner (post 1700) +

  • John Lardner (1912-1960), American sports writer
  • Ringgold Wilmer "Ring" Lardner Jr. (1915-2000), American journalist and screenwriter who was blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studios during the Red Scare of the late 1940s and 1950s
  • Ringgold Wilmer "Ring" Lardner Sr. (1885-1933), American humorist and short-story writer
  • Rear Admiral James L. Lardner (1802-1881), American Civil War naval officer, eponym of the USS Lardner (DD-286), a Clemson-class destroyer and the USS Lardner (DD-487), a Gleaves-class destroyer
  • George Lardner, American prominent journalist
  • Kym Lardner (b. 1957), Australian children's author, illustrator, and storyteller
  • John Lardner (b. 1972), Scottish former professional snooker player
  • James Carrige Rushe Lardner (1879-1925), Irish Nationalist Member of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for North Monaghan (1907-1918)
  • Dionysius Lardner (1793-1859), Irish scientific writer who edited the 133-volume Cabinet Cyclopædia
  • Webster Lardner Kitchell (1931-2009), Unitarian Universalist theologian and author

HMS Repulse
  • Mr. William J Lardner, British Musician, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking [2]
HMS Royal Oak
  • Frederick Murray Lardner (d. 1939), British Seaman with the Royal Navy aboard the HMS Royal Oak when she was torpedoed by U-47 and sunk; he died in the sinking [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. ^ HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from
  3. ^ Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from on Facebook
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