Tizzard History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Tizzard family

The surname Tizzard was first found in Dorset where they held a family seat from very early times, at Winterborne St. Martin.

Early History of the Tizzard family

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Tizzard Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Tizard, Tizzarde and others.

Early Notables of the Tizzard family (pre 1700)

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United States Tizzard migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tizzard Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • John Tizzard, who settled in Maryland in 1740
  • John Tizzard, who arrived in Maryland in 1740 [1]
Tizzard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Samuel Tizzard, who arrived in America in 1803 [1]
  • Sam Tizzard, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1864

Australia Tizzard migration to Australia +

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

Tizzard Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • James Tizzard, aged 31, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Agincourt"

New Zealand Tizzard 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:

Tizzard Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. William Tizzard, (b. 1851), aged 28, British settler travelling from Plymouth aboard the ship "Stad Haarlem" arriving in Lyttleton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 14th April 1879 [2]
  • Mrs. Susan Tizzard, (b. 1853), aged 26, British settler travelling from Plymouth aboard the ship "Stad Haarlem" arriving in Lyttleton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 14th April 1879 [2]
  • Mr. William Tizzard, (b. 1876), aged 3, British settler travelling from Plymouth aboard the ship "Stad Haarlem" arriving in Lyttleton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 14th April 1879 [2]
  • Mr. Frederick Tizzard, (b. 1878), aged 11 months, British settler travelling from Plymouth aboard the ship "Stad Haarlem" arriving in Lyttleton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 14th April 1879 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Tizzard (post 1700) +

  • James George Tizzard (1982-2001), former English cricketer who played from 2001 to 2002 for Dorset
  • Ken Tizzard (b. 1969), Canadian rock bassist from St. John's, Newfoundland, member of The Watchmen


  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. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html


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