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Waghorn Early Origins



The surname Waghorn was first found in Dumbartonshire, where they held a family seat on the English/Scottish border and as far north as Glasgow. After the Norman Conquest of England many of Duke William's rebellious Barons moved north. The border became a convenient but turbulent no-man's land where the persecuted Many were given land by King Malcolm Canmore and later by King David of Scotland. Some were native Scots. In the 16th century they became known as the 'unruly clans'. The name was first recorded in Scotland when Peter Waghorn of Dumbarton was one those dignitaries who negotiated with King Edward III of England for the release King David of Scotland at 10,000 marks annually in 1357.

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Waghorn Spelling Variations


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Waghorn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Waghorn, Waghen, Waggon, Waghorne, Wagorn and many more.

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Waghorn Early History


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Waghorn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Waghorn research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1500, 1416, 1398 and 1416 are included under the topic Early Waghorn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Waghorn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Waghorn Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Waghorn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Waghorn, who arrived in Ohio in 1885 [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)

Waghorn Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Sophia Waghorn, aged 31, a cook, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Hyderabad" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 15th March 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Hyderabad 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/hyderabad1854.shtml.
  • John Phillip Waghorn, aged 23, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Lord of the Isles" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 14th August 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Lord of the Isles 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/jamesfernie1854.shtml

Waghorn Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Waghorn, aged 40, a bricklayer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • Emma Waghorn, aged 35, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • Joseph Waghorn, aged 11, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • Emily Waghorn, aged 8, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • George T. Waghorn, aged 15, a farm labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Waghorn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Waghorn (post 1700)



  • Dominic Waghorn, American Correspondent with Sky News
  • Martin Waghorn (d. 1787), English officer of the Royal Navy, Commander of the HMS Royal George when she suddenly sank at Spithead in 1782, with heavy loss of life
  • Leslie Arthur Waghorn (1906-1979), English cricketer
  • Kerry Waghorn (1947-1977), Canadian syndicated caricaturist, best known for his long running "Faces in the News" feature, established in 1977 by Chronicle Features
  • Henry Thomas Waghorn (1842-1930), English cricket statistician and historian
  • Flight Lieutenant Richard Richard Dick Waghorn Waghorn AFC (1904-1931), English Royal Air Force aviator, best known for winning the 1929 Schneider Trophy seaplane race
  • Martyn Thomas Waghorn (b. 1990), English footballer
  • Thomas Fletcher Waghorn (1800-1850), English postal pioneer who developed a new route from Great Britain to India

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Citations


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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. ^ South Australian Register Wednesday 15th March 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Hyderabad 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/hyderabad1854.shtml.
  3. ^ South Australian Register Monday 14th August 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Lord of the Isles 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/jamesfernie1854.shtml

Other References

  1. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  3. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  5. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  6. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
  7. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
  8. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
  9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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The Waghorn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Waghorn 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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