Reedie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Reedie family

The surname Reedie was first found in Angus (Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland, and present day Council Area of Angus, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Early History of the Reedie family

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Reedie Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Reddy, Reddie, Readdie, Reedie, Reidie and others.

Early Notables of the Reedie family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Reedie family to Ireland

Some of the Reedie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Australia Reedie migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Reedie Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • John Reedie, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Moffatt" in 1839 [1]
  • Jane Milnes Reedie, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Moffatt" in 1839 [1]
  • Margaret Reedie, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Moffatt" in 1839 [1]
  • James Reedie, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Moffatt" in 1839 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Reedie (post 1700) +

  • Sir Criag Collins Reedie G.B.E., C.B.E., (b. 1941), born in Stirling, Scotland, Scottish sports administrator and president of the World Anti-Doping Agency, was appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire on 8th June 2018, for services to Sport [2]


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) MOFFATT 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Moffatt.htm
  2. ^ "Birthday and New Year Honours Lists (1940 to 2019)." Issue 62507, 28 December 2018 | London Gazette, The Gazette, Dec. 2018, www.thegazette.co.uk/honours-lists


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