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Old Early Origins



The surname Old was first found in Northampton where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Old Spelling Variations


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Old Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Old, Olds, Oldes, Olde and others.

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Old Early History


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Old Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Old research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 160 and 1602 are included under the topic Early Old History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Old Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Old Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Old In Ireland


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Old In Ireland



Some of the Old family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Old Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edward Old arrived in Virginia in 1606
  • Susan Old, aged 10, arrived in Virginia in 1616
  • Buck Old, who landed in Virginia in 1650
  • Peter and Susan Old arrived in Virginia in 1654

Old Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Old who settled in Maryland in 1774

Old Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Reierson Old, who landed in Texas in 1846

Old Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Old arrived in Halifax Nova Scotia in 1774
  • Mr. Nicholas Old U.E. who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Old Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Old, who landed in Canada in 1815
  • William Old, aged 33, a labourer, arrived in Quebec aboard the ship "Atlas" in 1815
  • Agnew Old, aged 37, arrived in Quebec aboard the ship "Atlas" in 1815
  • William Old, aged 10, arrived in Quebec aboard the ship "Atlas" in 1815
  • James Old, aged 9, arrived in Quebec aboard the ship "Atlas" in 1815
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Old Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Old, English convict from Somerset, who was transported aboard the "Argyle" on March 5th, 1831, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Argyle voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1831 with 251 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/argyle/1831
  • Lewis Old, English convict from Dorset, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on August 08, 1849, settling in Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849
  • Charles Old arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Pestonjee Bomanjee" in 1851
  • Thomas Old, aged 25, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Switzerland"
  • William Henry Old, aged 20, a miner, arrived in South Australia in 1860 aboard the ship "Ramillies"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Old (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Old (post 1700)



  • Hughes Oliphant Old (1933-2016), American theologian and academic
  • W. W. Old, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1924
  • Jay Old, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 14th District, 2012
  • Brigadier-General William Donald Old (1901-1965), American Commanding General Sheppard Air Force Base (1953-1954)
  • Lieutenant-General Archie J. Jr. Old (1906-1984), American Commanding General 15th Air Force (1955-1965)
  • Robin Old (1922-2007), American fighter pilot and general officer in the U.S. Air Force
  • Chris Old (b. 1948), English cricketer
  • Steven David Old (b. 1986), New Zealand football defender

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Argyle voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1831 with 251 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/argyle/1831
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849

Other References

  1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  2. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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The Old Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Old 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.

This page was last modified on 30 May 2016 at 13:14.

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