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Wakelin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Wakelin family


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.

Early History of the Wakelin family


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Wakelin Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Wakelin family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Wakelin family to the New World and Oceana


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 [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)

Wakelin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Richard Wakelin, who arrived in Virginia in 1706 [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)
  • Thomas Wakelin, who 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 [2]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 [3]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 [3]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, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • Thomas Wakelin, aged 36, a wheelwright, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mariner" in 1849
  • Jane Wakelin, aged 29, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mariner" in 1849
  • Mary Jane Wakelin, aged 4 months, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mariner" in 1849
  • W. Wakelin, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Abernyte" in 1876

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


  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. ^ 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
  3. ^ 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

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