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Sandilands Early Origins



The surname Sandilands was first found in the Upper Ward of Clydesdale and were from the lands of Sandliands. These were lands that were traditionally held by the Douglasses in the early 14th century, hence their relationship as sept of the Clan Douglas. James Sandilands, armiger, was a vassal of William, the 1st Earl of Douglas and obtained a grant of lands in Peeblesshire from David II in 1336. In 1348 he became possessor of the lands of Sandilands and Redmyre by charter from William, lord of Douglas. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

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Sandilands Spelling Variations


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Sandilands Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sandilands, Sandylands, Sandelands, Sandlant and others.

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Sandilands Early History


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Sandilands Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sandilands research. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1511, 1596, 1627, 1667, 1645, 1681 and 1681 are included under the topic Early Sandilands History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sandilands Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sandilands Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was James Sandilands (1511-1596), Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes, and of Malta; James Sandilands, 1st Lord Abercrombie (c...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sandilands 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:

Sandilands Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • David Sandilands, originally from Kimrosshire, arrived in New York, New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Toloa" from Halifax, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QR-6ZR : 6 December 2014), David Sandilands, 15 Mar 1919; citing departure port Halifax, arrival port New York, New York, ship name Toloa, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Adam Sandilands, aged 34, originally from Calgary, Canada, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Olympic" from Southampton, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CS-8PY : 6 December 2014), Adam Sandilands, 15 Sep 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Olympic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Alex Sandilands, aged 33, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Lapland" from Antwerp, Belgium [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CW-K6L : 6 December 2014), Alex Sandilands, 18 Sep 1920; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Lapland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Alex Sandilands, originally from Dundee, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Lapland" from Antwerp, Belgium [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6ZV-HWG : 6 December 2014), Alex Sandilands, 05 Jun 1920; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Lapland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Jane F. C. Sandilands, aged 79, originally from Montreal, Canada, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Aquitania" from Southampton, England [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66C-M28 : 6 December 2014), Jane F. C. Sandilands, 30 Oct 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Aquitania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sandilands (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sandilands (post 1700)



  • Bruce Sandilands, Australian bronze medalist Paralympic athletics competitor at the 1980 Paralympic Games
  • Wayne Sandilands (b. 1983), South African football goalkeeper
  • Laurie Sandilands (b. 1949), former Australian rules footballer
  • Major-General James Walter Sandilands CB CMG DSO (1874-1959), British Commander of British Troops in South China
  • Rupert Renorden Sandilands (b. 1868), English international footballer
  • Aaron Sandilands (b. 1982), Australian rules footballer
  • Kyle Dalton Sandilands (b. 1971), Australian radio and TV personality

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Spero Meliora
Motto Translation: I hope for better things.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QR-6ZR : 6 December 2014), David Sandilands, 15 Mar 1919; citing departure port Halifax, arrival port New York, New York, ship name Toloa, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CS-8PY : 6 December 2014), Adam Sandilands, 15 Sep 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Olympic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CW-K6L : 6 December 2014), Alex Sandilands, 18 Sep 1920; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Lapland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6ZV-HWG : 6 December 2014), Alex Sandilands, 05 Jun 1920; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Lapland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66C-M28 : 6 December 2014), Jane F.C. Sandilands, 30 Oct 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Aquitania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  2. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. 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.
  5. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  7. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  8. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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The Sandilands Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sandilands 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.

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