The surname Pallot was first found in Champagne where they held a family seat at Paillette, and were notable members of the aristocracy of this region. They held a family seat there until the Revolution when they lost most of their estates and holdings.
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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:
Pallot Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Alfred Pallot, aged 20, a tailor, who arrived in Hawkes Bay aboard the ship "Countess of Kintore" in 1875