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Maidment Early Origins



The surname Maidment was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1202 when Eudo Maymonde held estates in that county.

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Maidment Spelling Variations


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Maidment Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mayman, Maymond, Maimon, Mamon, Maymon, Mammon, Maidman, Maidment, Maymund, Maidmund, Maymunt, Maitmund, Mayment, Maymont, Mammen and many more.

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Maidment Early History


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Maidment Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maidment research. Another 288 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1327, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Maidment History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Maidment Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Maidment Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Maidment Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Maidment Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Charles Maidment, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Charles Kerr" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHARLES KERR 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840CharlesKerr.htm
  • Esther Fanny Maidment, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Charles Kerr" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHARLES KERR 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840CharlesKerr.htm
  • Harriet Jane Maidment, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Charles Kerr" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHARLES KERR 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840CharlesKerr.htm
  • Elizabeth Maidment, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Charles Kerr" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHARLES KERR 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840CharlesKerr.htm
  • William Joseph Maidment, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Charles Kerr" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHARLES KERR 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840CharlesKerr.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Maidment (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Maidment (post 1700)



  • Thomas "Tom" Maidment (1905-1971), English professional footballer
  • Henry Maidment, British sprint canoer who competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London
  • David "Dai" Maidment, Welsh professional rugby league footballer of the 1920s
  • James Maidment (1793-1879), British antiquary, collector and poet, good friend of Sir Walter Scott

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Maidment Historic Events


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Maidment Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Col. Sydney Maidment (1869-1914), English Second Class Passenger returning from Toronto, Ontario, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914
  • Mrs. Harriett Maidment (1868-1914), née Peckham English Second Class Passenger returning from Toronto, Ontario, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHARLES KERR 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840CharlesKerr.htm

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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The Maidment Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Maidment Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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