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The name Parkhill was originally a habitational surname, taken on from any of several places names in the British Isles called Parkhill or Park Hill.

Parkhill Early Origins



The surname Parkhill was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Parkhill Spelling Variations


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Parkhill Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Parkhill, Parkhille and others.

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Parkhill Early History


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Parkhill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Parkhill research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1500, 1605, 1803, and 1857 are included under the topic Early Parkhill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Parkhill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Parkhill Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Parkhill In Ireland


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Parkhill In Ireland



Some of the Parkhill family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 261 words (19 lines of text) 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:

Parkhill Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Andrew Parkhill, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1777
  • John Parkhill, who setted in Pennsylvania in 1779

Parkhill Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Harvey, James, Joseph, and Robert James Parkhill all, who settled in New York State in 1834
  • David Parkhill who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1842
  • Hugh Parkhill, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • John Parkhill, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1864 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Parkhill Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Parkhill, who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833

Parkhill Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Parkhill, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1863
  • William Parkhill, aged 36, a carpenter, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dilharree" in 1875
  • Sarah Parkhill, aged 34, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dilharree" in 1875
  • Margaret Parkhill, aged 14, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dilharree" in 1875
  • Agnes Parkhill, aged 12, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dilharree" in 1875
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Parkhill (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Parkhill (post 1700)



  • Benjamin Seaver Parkhill (b. 1955), American political consultant within the Republican Party
  • Bruce Parkhill, the head basketball coach at Penn State from 1985 to 1995
  • Barry Parkhill (b. 1951), American professional basketball player
  • Samuel Parkhill, American politician, Delegate to Florida State Constitutional Convention from Leon County, 1838-39 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 24) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Parkhill, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Allegheny County, 1881-84 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 24) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James H. Parkhill, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Fayette County, 1907-08 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 24) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles Breckinridge Parkhill (b. 1859), American Democrat politician, Member of Florida State Senate, 1888-90; Circuit Judge in Florida, 1904-05; Justice of Florida State Supreme Court, 1905-11 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 24) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Sir Robert Robert Archdale Parkhill (1878-1947), Australian politician
  • William James Parkhill (1839-1913), Canadian political figure in Ontario
  • Sir Robert Archdale Parkhill (1878-1947), Australia politician, Minister of Defense (1934-1937)

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Citations


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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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 24) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
  2. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  5. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  6. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
  7. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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The Parkhill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Parkhill 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 24 November 2016 at 17:19.

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