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Walkingshaw Early Origins



The surname Walkingshaw was first found in Renfrewshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Rinn Frił), a historic county of Scotland, today encompassing the Council Areas of Renfrew, East Renfrewshire, and Iverclyde, in the Strathclyde region of southwestern Scotland, at Walkinshaw the Walkinshaws of the Ilk were listed as early as 1235 and held estates at Burrowfield.

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Walkingshaw Spelling Variations


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Walkingshaw Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Walkinshaw, Walkingshaw and others.

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Walkingshaw Early History


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Walkingshaw Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Walkingshaw research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1235, 1560, 1671, 1731, 1720 and 1802 are included under the topic Early Walkingshaw History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Walkingshaw Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Walkingshaw Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Walkingshaw 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:

Walkingshaw Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Marion C. Walkingshaw, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Biggar, in 1905
  • Mary Walkingshaw, aged 24, who settled in America from Olverton, Montserrat, in 1916
  • Richard Walkingshaw, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States from Polmont, Scotland, in 1923

Walkingshaw Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Elizabeth Walkingshaw, English convict from Surrey, who was transported aboard the "Angelina" on April 25, 1844, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 27) Angelina voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 171 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/angelina/1844

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Contemporary Notables of the name Walkingshaw (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Walkingshaw (post 1700)



  • Bob Walkingshaw, American actor, known for his work in I Love You Bernie Summersby (2010), Sarah's Child (1994) and One Good Man (2009)
  • Rachel Walkingshaw (b. 1994), Scottish footballer

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