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Qualtrough Early Origins



The surname Qualtrough 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. After the Norman Conquest of England many of Duke William's rebellious Barons moved north. The border became a convenient but turbulent no-man's land where the persecuted Many were given land by King Malcolm Canmore and later by King David of Scotland. Some were native Scots. In the 16th century they became known as the 'unruly clans'. In Ayrshire they were known as the men of Carrick. The name was first recorded in Scotland in 1526 when they were identified as followers of the Earl of Cassellis.

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Qualtrough Spelling Variations


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Qualtrough Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacWalter, MacWatter, MacQualter, MacQuatter, MacWater, MacQualtrough, Qualtrough, Qualters and many more.

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Qualtrough Early History


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Qualtrough Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Qualtrough research. Another 138 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Qualtrough History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Qualtrough Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Qualtrough Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Qualtrough 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:

Qualtrough Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Edward Qualtrough, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1878

Qualtrough Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Qualtrough arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mermaid" in 1859
  • Eliza Qualtrough arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mermaid" in 1859
  • William Qualtrough arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mermaid" in 1859
  • Richard Qualtrough arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mermaid" in 1859
  • Anne Qualtrough arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mermaid" in 1859
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Qualtrough (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Qualtrough (post 1700)



  • Carla Qualtrough, Canadian federal politician, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities (2015-)

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Qualtrough Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    4. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    9. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Qualtrough Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Qualtrough 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 4 November 2015 at 15:15.

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