Newall History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Newall family

The surname Newall was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhùn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Important Dates for the Newall family

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Newall Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Newell, Newall, Newhall, Newill and others.

Early Notables of the Newall family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Newall family to Ireland

Some of the Newall family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 71 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Newall migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Newall Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Lewis Newall, who arrived in Maryland in 1676 [1]
  • Mathew Newall, who settled in Virginia in 1698
Newall Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Thomas Newall, who arrived in South Carolina in 1735 [1]
Newall Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Stewart Newall, who landed in Texas in 1835 [1]

Newall migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Newall Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Mary Newall, aged 20, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the ship "Britannia" from Sligo, Ireland

Newall migration to Australia

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

Newall Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Robert Newall, who arrived in Van Diemen’s Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • William Newall, a smith, who arrived in Van Diemen’s Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832

Newall 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:

Newall Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Miss Maria Newall, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Lord Worsley" arriving in Dunedin, Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 4th October 1858 [2]
  • Miss Catherine Newall, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Sir George Pollock" arriving in Bluff, Southland, South Island, New Zealand in January 1863 [3]
  • Mr. William Newall, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Sir George Pollock" arriving in Bluff, Southland, South Island, New Zealand in January 1863 [3]
  • Mrs. Margaret Newall, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Sir George Pollock" arriving in Bluff, Southland, South Island, New Zealand in January 1863 [3]
  • Mr. Thomas Newall, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Sir George Pollock" arriving in Bluff, Southland, South Island, New Zealand in January 1863 [3]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Newall (post 1700)

  • George E. Newall, American politician, Mayor of Flint, Michigan, 1883-84 [4]
  • Robert Stirling Newall (1812-1889), Scottish engineer and astronomer
  • John "Jock" Newall, New Zealand former footballer
  • James Edward "Ted" Malcolm Newall (b. 1935), Canadian businessman, Chairman of the Board of Canadian Pacific Railway recipient of the Officer of the Order of Canada
  • Francis Newall (b. 1930), 2nd Baron Newall, British businessman and politician
  • Sybil Fenton "Queenie" Newall (1854-1929), British archer, winner of the gold medal at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London
  • Cyril Louis Norton Newall (1886-1963), 1st Baron Newall, British pilot and political figure, Governor-General of New Zealand (1941-1946)

Historic Events for the Newall family

HMS Repulse
  • Mr. Lewis Walter Newall, British Marine, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking [5]
  • Mr. John Douglass Newall (b. 1917), British Leading Seaman Able Bodied, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and died in the sinking [5]
  • Mr. Thomas A Newall, British Able Bodied Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking [5]

Citations

  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. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  3. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  5. ^ HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html
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