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Sidwell Early Origins



The surname Sidwell was first found in Northumberland where this royal family claim direct descent from Seawald, and through him, from Ida, the Saxon King of Northumberland in the eighth century. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
The Sitwells of the north have been seated at Barmoor Castle in Northumberland since 1791 when it was acquired by inheritance by Francis Hurt Sitwell. Some people believe that Sidwell, Latin (Sativola) was a virgin saint from the English county of Devon and was possibly of Brythonic or Anglo-Saxon origin. Sidwell was an ancient personal name and a church at Exeter is dedicated to St. Sidwell. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

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Sidwell Spelling Variations


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Sidwell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sittwell, Sitwell, Sithwell, Sidwell, Sidewell and others.

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Sidwell Early History


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Sidwell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sidwell research. Another 329 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1753, 1808, 1927, 1946, 1601, 1667, 1626 and 1653 are included under the topic Early Sidwell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sidwell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sidwell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sidwell 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:

Sidwell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Roger Sidwell, who arrived in Maryland or Virginia in 1667

Sidwell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Sidwell settled in Maryland in 1720

Sidwell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mary Sidwell, aged 22, a seamstress, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Sultana"

Sidwell Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Frederick William Sidwell arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jura" in 1861
  • Ann Sidwell arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jura" in 1861
  • Elizabeth Fanny Sidwell arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jura" in 1861
  • Mary Sidwell arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jura" in 1861
  • Robert James Sidwell arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jura" in 1861
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sidwell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sidwell (post 1700)



  • Steve Sidwell (b. 1944), former American NFL football coach
  • Scott E. Sidwell, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 3rd District, 1986; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1996
  • Jerry L. Sidwell, American Republican politician, Chair of Cumberland County Republican Party, 2002
  • Jean Sidwell, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1996
  • Grady Sidwell, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1940
  • George R. Sidwell, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1952
  • Ernest Sidwell, American politician, Mayor of Midland, Texas, 1955-58
  • Thomas Edgar Sidwell (1888-1958), English cricketer
  • Steven James "Steve" Sidwell (b. 1982), English footballer from Wandsworth, London
  • Professor Martindale Sidwell FRAM, FRCO (1916-1998), English organist and choirmaster, Hampstead Parish Church
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Sidwell Historic Events


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Sidwell Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. George Sidwell, Canadian 3rd Class passenger from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Other References

  1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  2. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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The Sidwell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sidwell 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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