Stodart History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Stodart family

The surname Stodart was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

Early History of the Stodart family

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Stodart Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Stoddart, Stoddard, Stodart, Stodhard, Stodhart, Stothert and many more.

Early Notables of the Stodart family (pre 1700)

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United States Stodart migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stodart Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • James Stodart, who arrived in America in 1795 [1]
Stodart Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Stodart, who landed in New York in 1830 [1]
  • Marion Stodart, who arrived in America in 1830 [1]

Canada Stodart migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stodart Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. John Stodart U.E. who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1784 he became a Freeman in 1785 was a Goldsmith [2]

Australia Stodart migration to Australia +

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

Stodart Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • John Stodart, Scottish convict from Edinburgh, who was transported aboard the "Albion" on September 21, 1826, settling in New South Wales, Australia [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Stodart (post 1700) +

  • Brigadier Robert Mackay Stodart (1879-1956), Australian Commanding Officer 1st Australian Cavalry Brigade from 1933 to 1939 [4]
  • William Swan Stodart, New Zealand rower who won a bronze medal at the 1938 British Empire Games
  • James Anthony Stodart (1916-2003), Baron Stodart of Leaston, Scottish politician, MP for Edinburgh West (1959-1974)
  • Sir Robert Stodart Lorimer (1864-1929), Scottish architect and furniture designer noted for his restorations of historic houses and castles, son of James Lorimer


  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. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Albion voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1826 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1826
  4. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, September 8) Robert Stodart. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Stodart/Robert_Mackay/Australia.html


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