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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
  • Hugh Walkinshaw settled in Pennsylvania in 1819
  • Alexander Walkinshaw 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, 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



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
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    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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