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Ord Early Origins



The surname Ord was first found in Ord, a village about 2 miles (3 km) south west of Berwick Upon Tweed in Northumberland that dates back to 1196 where it was first listed as Horde. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
East Ord, Middle Ord and West Ord were all hamlets at one time and all owned by the Ord family until the early fifteenth century. The villages are essentially on the Scottish-English border of today so the family's movement through the ages on both sides is to be expected. By example, we draw the reader's attention to the township of Newbiggin in Northumberland. "This place, which is pleasantly situated on the north bank of the river Derwent, was for many years the residence of the Ord family, of whom Robert, who died in 1778, was chief Baron of the exchequer in Scotland." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Ord Spelling Variations


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Ord Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Orde, Ord and others.

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Ord Early History


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Ord Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ord research. Another 275 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1180, 1296, 1781, 1855, 1802, 1832, 1835 and 1852 are included under the topic Early Ord History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ord Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ord Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ord 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:

Ord Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Ord settled in Virginia in 1653
  • William Ord, who landed in Virginia in 1653

Ord Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Dorothy Ord settled in Potomac Maryland in 1729
  • Walter Ord settled in Georgia in 1734
  • Johan Heinrich Ord, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Robert Ord settled in Virginia in 1773
  • George Ord, who arrived in New York, NY in 1778

Ord Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John George Ord, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848

Ord Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Ord, aged 18, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1865
  • Elizabeth Ord, aged 36, a housekeeper, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rakaia" in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ord (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ord (post 1700)



  • George Ord (1781-1866), American ornithologist, member of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia in 1815, member of the American Philosophical Society in 1817
  • Major-General James Garesch Ord (1886-1960), American Chief of the Joint Brazil-US Defense Commission (1943-1945)
  • Craven Ord (1756-1832), English antiquarian, best known for his brass rubbings, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London in 1775
  • Major-General Sir Harry St George Ord (b. 1819), English-born, Australian politician, Governor of Western Australia from 1877 to 1880, grandson of Craven Ord
  • Edward Otho Cresap Ord (1818-1883), American engineer and United States Army officer who was instrumental in forcing the surrender of Confederate General Robert E. Lee; he later designed Fort Sam Houston
  • Boris Ord (1897-1961), British organist and choirmaster of King's College (1929-1957)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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The Ord Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ord 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 6 June 2016 at 09:04.

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