Lukey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lukey family

The surname Lukey was first found in Berwickshire where the this surname is derived from the name of an ancestor as in 'the son of Luke,' which is popularly Luck and Luckie on the Scottish border. [1]

Important Dates for the Lukey family

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Lukey Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Luck, Luke, Louk, Louke, Loucks, Lucke and others.

Early Notables of the Lukey family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Lukey family to Ireland

Some of the Lukey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 59 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lukey migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lukey Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Jeryna Lukey, who arrived in Quebec in 1897

Lukey migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Lukey Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Benjamin Lukey, (b. 1814), aged 35, Cornish sawyer departing from Plymouth on 21st December 1848 aboard the ship "General Palmer" arriving in Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia on 10th April 1849 [2]
  • Mrs. Elizabeth Lukey, (b. 1810), aged 39, Cornish settler departing from Plymouth on 21st December 1848 aboard the ship "General Palmer" arriving in Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia on 10th April 1849 [2]
  • Mr. Alfred Lukey, (b. 1839), aged 10, Cornish settler departing from Plymouth on 21st December 1848 aboard the ship "General Palmer" arriving in Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia on 10th April 1849 [2]
  • Mr. Benjamin Lukey, (b. 1841), aged 8, Cornish settler departing from Plymouth on 21st December 1848 aboard the ship "General Palmer" arriving in Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia on 10th April 1849 [2]
  • Miss Mary Ann Lukey, (b. 1843), aged 6, Cornish settler departing from Plymouth on 21st December 1848 aboard the ship "General Palmer" arriving in Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia on 10th April 1849 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Lukey 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:

Lukey Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Joseph Lukey, (b. 1814), aged 49, Cornish farm labourer departing on 20th October 1863 aboard the ship "Tiptree" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 20th January 1864 [3]
  • Miss Lydia Lukey, (b. 1855), aged 8, Cornish settler departing on 20th October 1863 aboard the ship "Tiptree" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 20th January 1864 [3]
  • Miss Martha Lukey, (b. 1856), aged 7, Cornish settler departing on 20th October 1863 aboard the ship "Tiptree" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 20th January 1864 [3]
  • Miss Mary Ann Lukey, (b. 1846), aged 17, Cornish domestic servant departing on 20th October 1863 aboard the ship "Tiptree" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 20th January 1864 [3]
  • Mr. Jabez Lukey, (b. 1849), aged 14, Cornish settler departing on 20th October 1863 aboard the ship "Tiptree" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 20th January 1864 [3]
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Citations

  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retreived 3rd May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_australia_victoria.pdf
  3. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Lyttelton 1858-84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
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