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Wakelin Early Origins



The surname Wakelin was first found in Huntingdon, where they had been granted lands by William the Conqueror, and were originally from the Norman French name Walchelyn.

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Wakelin Spelling Variations


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Wakelin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wakelyn, Wakelin and others.

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Wakelin Early History


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Wakelin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wakelin research. Another 211 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1210, 1211 and 1200 are included under the topic Early Wakelin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wakelin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wakelin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wakelin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wakelin Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Henry Wakelin, who landed in Maryland in 1659

Wakelin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Richard Wakelin, who arrived in Virginia in 1706
  • Thomas Wakelin settled in Annapolis Maryland in 1723

Wakelin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Wakelin, English convict from Oxford, who was transported aboard the "Arab" on July 3, 1822, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 155 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1822
  • James Wakelin, English convict from Sussex, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on October 22nd, 1824, settling in New South Wales, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1824 with 9 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1824
  • John Wakelin, English convict from Sussex, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on October 22nd, 1824, settling in New South Wales, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1824 with 9 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1824

Wakelin Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Wakelin landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • Thomas Wakelin, aged 36, a wheelwright, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mariner" in 1849
  • Jane Wakelin, aged 29, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mariner" in 1849
  • Mary Jane Wakelin, aged 4 months, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mariner" in 1849
  • W. Wakelin arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Abernyte" in 1876

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wakelin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wakelin (post 1700)



  • Edwin Wakelin (1880-1925), English cricketer from Oxford
  • Simon Wakelin, British photojournalist in Los Angeles, California
  • Cara Wakelin (b. 1977), Austrailan-born, Canadian model and actress
  • Barry Hugh Wakelin AM (b. 1946), Australian politician, Member of the Australian Parliament for Grey (1993 to 2007)
  • Johnny Wakelin (b. 1939), British recording artist from Brighton
  • Darryl Wakelin (b. 1974), former Australian rules footballer from Whyalla, South Australia
  • Shane Wakelin (b. 1974), former Australian rules footballer from Whyalla, South Australia
  • Brittany Wakelin (b. 1996), New Zealand actress

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 155 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1822
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1824 with 9 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1824

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  4. 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).
  5. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
  6. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
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The Wakelin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wakelin 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 14 October 2016 at 17:00.

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