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Early Origins of the Weatherall family


The surname Weatherall was first found in Cumberland (now called Cumbria) as Wetheral, a village and civil parish that dates back to c. 1100 when it was first listed as Wetherhala. The place name literally means "nook of land where wether-sheep are kept," from the Old English words "wether" + "halh." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
One of the first records of the name was found here with Richard de Wederhal who was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Cumberland in 1332. William Wethereld, Wetherald, Wetherold was listed in Suffolk (1429-1433). [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Hugh de Wederhale was listed in Cumberland during the reign of Edward I., and Adam de Wederhal, horner was listed during the reign of Edward II., as a Freeman of York. [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

Early History of the Weatherall family


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Weatherall Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Wetherall, Weatherall, Wetherell, Metherall and many more.

Early Notables of the Weatherall family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Weatherall family to Ireland


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Migration of the Weatherall family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Weatherall Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Chris Weatherall, aged 54, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1892

Weatherall Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Christopher Weatherall, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States from Durham, in 1904
  • Harry Weatherall, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Nottingham, in 1904
  • Samuel Weatherall, aged 11, who emigrated to America from Durham, in 1904
  • Susanah Weatherall, aged 8, who landed in America from Coxhoe, in 1906
  • Norman L. Weatherall, aged 4, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Weatherall Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Ernest Hay Weatherall, aged 36, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1912
  • Lionel J. Weatherall, aged 3, who settled in Toronto, Canada, in 1921
  • Dora Shannon Weatherall, aged 29, who emigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1921

Weatherall Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Weatherall, a coach-maker, who arrived in New South Wales, Australia sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • John Weatherall, aged 27, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Fatima" [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The barque FATIMA 1850, 521 tons. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Fatima.htm
  • William Weatherall, aged 41, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Europa" [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 14th May 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Europa 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/europa1855.shtml

Contemporary Notables of the name Weatherall (post 1700)


  • James Preston "Jim" Weatherall (1929-1992), American NFL and CFL football defensive tackle, inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1992
  • Christine Weatherall Stevenson (1878-1922), American founder of the Pilgrimage Play Theatre in Los Angeles, heiress of the Pittsburgh Paint Company
  • Vice-Admiral Sir James Weatherall KCVO, KBE (1936-2018), Her Majesty's Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps in the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom (1992-2001), Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic (1989-1991)
  • Robert Weatherall (1899-1973), English translator who with this wife Marie (1896-1972) translated the work of Karel Capek into English
  • Andrew Weatherall (b. 1963), English DJ, producer, and remixer
  • Edward Percy Keswick Weatherall (b. 1957), British businessman, Managing Director of the Jardine Matheson Group (2000-2006)
  • Sir David John Weatherall (b. 1933), British physician and researcher in molecular genetics awarded a 2010 Lasker Award
  • Percy Weatherall (b. 1957), British businessman, former Managing Director of the Jardine Matheson Group
  • Kimberlee "Kim" Weatherall, Australian intellectual property lawyer, blogger and academic

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Citations


  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  2. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  3. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The barque FATIMA 1850, 521 tons. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Fatima.htm
  5. ^ South Australian Register Monday 14th May 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Europa 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/europa1855.shtml

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