Vearey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Vearey family

The surname Vearey was first found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they held a family seat at Rutherglen from early times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066. An ancient couplet says "nae man can tell, nae man has seen, when the Faries Haena in Ruglen been." A rough translation of this couplet: "no man can remember when there hasn't been a family of Faries at Rutherglen." [1]

Early History of the Vearey family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vearey research. Another 90 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1296 and are included under the topic Early Vearey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Vearey Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Fairie, Fairrie, Farie, Fairey, Ferry, Ferrie, Fairy, Faireye and many more.

Early Notables of the Vearey family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Vearey family to Ireland

Some of the Vearey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 77 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Australia Vearey migration to Australia +

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

Vearey Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Miss Anne Vearey, (Ann), (b. 1802), aged 24, Irish laundress who was convicted in Dublin, Ireland for life for felony, transported aboard the "Brothers" on 3rd October 1826, arriving in New South Wales, Australia [2]

  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 3rd November 2020). Retrieved from on Facebook
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