× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2017


Steedman Early Origins



The surname Steedman was first found in Gloucestershire where they held a family seat from very early times, where they were Lords of the manor.

Close

Steedman Spelling Variations


Expand

Steedman Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Steedman family name include Stedman, Steadman and others.

Close

Steedman Early History


Expand

Steedman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Steedman research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1306, 1321, 1621, 1640, 1713, 1668 and 1677 are included under the topic Early Steedman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Steedman Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Steedman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Steedman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Steedman surname or a spelling variation of the name include:

Steedman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Steedman, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1800 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • James Steedman, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1800 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Steedman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Steedman, aged 28, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Agincourt" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The AGINCOURT 1850. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Agincourt.htm
  • William Steedman, aged 28, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Agincourt" in 1850 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The AGINCOURT 1850. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Agincourt.htm

Steedman Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Steedman, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "William Watson" in 1859
  • Elizabeth Steedman, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "William Watson" in 1859
  • James Steedman, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ernestina" in 1865

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Steedman (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Steedman (post 1700)



  • James Blair Steedman (1817-1883), American soldier, printer, and politician
  • Anthony "Tony" Steedman (1927-2001), British actor, best known for his role as Socrates in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
  • Shirley Steedman (b. 1950), British actor, best known role is Monica in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
  • Peter Steedman (b. 1943), Australia politician, Member of the Australian Parliament for Casey (1983-1984)
  • Neville Steedman, Irish soccer player during the 1980s
  • Mark Steedman FBA, FRSE (b. 1946), British computational ling Uist and cognitive scientist
  • Ian Steedman (b. 1941), British professor of economics in Manchester, England
  • Henry Steedman (1866-1953), Scottish-born Australian botanist
  • Bertha Steedman (1865-1945), British tennis player, nine time All- England doubles champion
  • Air Chief Marshal Sir Alasdair McKay Sinclair Steedman GCB, CBE, DFC (1922-1992), British senior commander in the Royal Air Force

Close

Motto


Expand

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: Cuncta mea mecum
Motto Translation: My all is with me.


Close

Steedman Family Crest Products


Expand

Steedman Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The AGINCOURT 1850. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Agincourt.htm

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  11. ...

The Steedman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Steedman 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.

This page was last modified on 2 April 2015 at 08:40.

Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest