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Maddern History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Maddern originally appeared in Gaelic as "Mac an Mhadaidh," which is probably derived from the word "madadh," which means dog.

Early Origins of the Maddern family


The surname Maddern was first found in County Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Maddern family


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Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1556, 1567, 1677, 1715, 1713 and 1715 are included under the topic Early Maddern History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Maddern Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: MacAvaddy, Madden, O'Madden, Madigan, Macavadan and others.

Early Notables of the Maddern family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Maddern family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Maddern Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Catherine Maddern, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Success" in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SUCCESS 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Success.htm
  • John Maddern, aged 58, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Harry Lorrequer" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HARRY LORREQUER 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849HarryLorrequer.htm
  • William Maddern, aged 32, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Harry Lorrequer" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HARRY LORREQUER 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849HarryLorrequer.htm
  • William Maddern, aged 29, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Lord Raglan" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 25th October 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Lord Raglan 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/lordraglan1854.shtml

Contemporary Notables of the name Maddern (post 1700)


  • Clarence James Maddern (1921-1986), American Major League Baseball outfielder who played from 1946 to 1951
  • Richard John Maddern -Williams FRCO (1885-1955), English music teacher and organist
  • Barry James Maddern AC (1937-1994), Australian barrister and jurist
  • Marguerite Anne Maddern (b. 1955), Australian Liberal National politician, Member of the Queensland Parliament for Maryborough (2012-)
  • Rebecca Maddern (b. 1977), Australian-born journalist, news reporter and presenter
  • Victor Jack Maddern (1928-1993), English actor, known for his roles in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968), Exodus (1960) and Steptoe and Son (1972)

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SUCCESS 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Success.htm
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HARRY LORREQUER 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849HarryLorrequer.htm
  3. ^ South Australian Register Wednesday 25th October 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Lord Raglan 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/lordraglan1854.shtml

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