Sidey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Sidey family
The surname Sidey was first found in Fife, where they held a family seat from about the 12th century being connected also to the Abbey of Dunfermline. The family were also vassals to the Earls of Fife.
Early History of the Sidey family
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Sidey Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Sidey, Sydey, Sidy, Sydy, Sudy, Syddie, Siddie, Siddy, Syd, Side and many more.
Early Notables of the Sidey family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Sidey family to Ireland
Some of the Sidey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 31 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Sidey migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Sidey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Mrs. Sidey, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 
Sidey migration to New Zealand +
Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:
Sidey Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Robert Sidey, aged 19, a farmer, who arrived in Otago aboard the ship "John Wickliffe" in 1848
- T.K. Sidey, British settler travelling from Gravesend, UK aboard the ship "Blundell" arriving in Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 21st September 1848 
- Mr. Robert Sidey, British settler travelling from Gravesend aboard the ship "John Wickliffe" arriving in Port Chalmers, Otago, New Zealand on 23rd March 1848 
- Mr. John Sidey, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Stately" arriving in Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 5th February 1854 
- D. Sidey, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Caduceus" in 1872
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Contemporary Notables of the name Sidey (post 1700) +
- Hugh Sidey (1927-2005), American journalist who worked for Life magazine in 1955 and later Time magazine in 1957
- Sir Thomas Kay Stuart Sidey (1908-2007), New Zealand politician, Mayor of Dunedin from 1959 to 1965, son of Thomas Kay Stuart Sidey
- John MacNaughton Sidey, Chief Executive of the P and O Steamship Line
- Rory Sidey (b. 1986), Australian rugby union player
- Thomas Kay Stuart Sidey (1863-1933), Managing Director of Wickliffe Press, Barrister and Solicitor, New Zealand, remembered for his successful advocacy of daylight saving time
- Sir Ernest Sidey, Air Marshall
Related Stories +
- ^ 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)
- ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
- ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html