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Walkinshaw Early Origins



The surname Walkinshaw was first found in Renfrewshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Rinn Friù), 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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Walkinshaw Spelling Variations


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Walkinshaw Spelling Variations



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

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Walkinshaw Early History


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Walkinshaw Early History



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

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Walkinshaw Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Walkinshaw Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Walkinshaw Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Walkinshaw, who landed in New York, NY in 1815 [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)
  • Hugh Walkinshaw, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1819
  • Alexander Walkinshaw, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1825
  • Thomas Walkinshaw, aged 19, who arrived in America, in 1895

Walkinshaw Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Stewart Walkinshaw, aged 36, who arrived in America, in 1908
  • Stuart Max Walkinshaw, aged 37, who arrived in America, in 1909
  • Mary Walkinshaw, aged 28, who arrived in America from Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1912
  • Catherine Walkinshaw, aged 26, who arrived in America from Broxburn, Scotland, in 1922
  • John Walkinshaw, aged 23, who arrived in America from Broxburn, Scotland, in 1922
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Walkinshaw Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Stewart Mascwell Walkinshaw, aged 43, who arrived in St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada, in 1916

Walkinshaw Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Gideon Walkinshaw, a joiner, who arrived in Van Diemen’s Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832

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Contemporary Notables of the name Walkinshaw (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Walkinshaw (post 1700)



  • Lawrence Harvey Walkinshaw (1904-1993), American ornithologist and an expert on cranes
  • Tom Walkinshaw (1950-2010), Scottish racing car driver, founder of the racing team Tom Walkinshaw Racing
  • Frank Walkinshaw (1861-1934), English cricketer
  • Alex Newcombe Walkinshaw (b. 1974), English actor, best known for playing the role of Sergeant Dale "Smithy" Smith in The Bill

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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)

Other References

  1. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  6. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
  7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  8. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  9. 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).
  10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  11. ...

The Walkinshaw Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Walkinshaw 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 20 August 2014 at 07:44.

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