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Randerson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Randerson is tied to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of England. It comes from Randolph of which it is a short form. The surname Randerson referred to the son of Randolph which belongs to the category of patronymic surnames.


Early Origins of the Randerson family


The surname Randerson was first found in Norfolk at Yelverton, a parish, in the union of Loddon and Clavering, hundred of Henstead. "The church [of Yelverton] is an ancient structure in the decorated and early English styles, with a square embattled tower, and contains several handsome monuments to the families of Rant, Playter and Day; and a Norman font. The sum of £27 per annum, arising from land purchased with a bequest by Mrs. Anne Rant in 1698, is divided between the rector and the poor, the latter of whom have also 4 acres that were allotted at the inclosure." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Early History of the Randerson family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Randerson research.
Another 92 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1578, 1606, 1650, 1660, 1604, 1671 and 1660 are included under the topic Early Randerson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Randerson Spelling Variations


Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Randerson has undergone many spelling variations, including Rand, Rande, Rynd, Rynde, Raynd, Raynde and others.

Early Notables of the Randerson family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Randerson family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Randerson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John R. Randerson, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Sydenham" in 1870
  • W. H. Randerson, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Sydenham" in 1870

Contemporary Notables of the name Randerson (post 1700)



    Historic Events for the Randerson family



    Halifax Explosion

    • Master William Turton  Randerson (1910-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
      Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance
    • Master Griffiths Robert  Randerson (1911-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
      Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

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    Citations


    1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
    2. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance


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