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Weatherall Early Origins



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)

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Weatherall Spelling Variations


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Weatherall Spelling Variations



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

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Weatherall Early History


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Weatherall Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weatherall research. Another 91 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1770 and 1846 are included under the topic Early Weatherall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weatherall Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weatherall Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Weatherall In Ireland


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Weatherall In Ireland



Some of the Weatherall family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 61 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

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, arrived in New South Wales, Australia sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • John Weatherall, aged 27, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Fatima"
  • William Weatherall, aged 41, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Europa"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weatherall (post 1700)


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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
  • Robert Weatherall (1899-1973), English translator who with this wife Marie (1896-1972) translated the work of Karel Capek into English
  • Vice-Admiral Sir James Weatherall KCVO, KBE (b. 1936), Her Majesty's Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps in the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom (1992-2001)
  • 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


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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)

Other References

  1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  5. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  6. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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The Weatherall Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weatherall 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 8 July 2016 at 07:47.

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