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Weatherhead Early Origins



The surname Weatherhead was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Weatherhead Spelling Variations


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Weatherhead Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Weatherhead, Wetherhead, Wedderhead and others.

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Weatherhead Early History


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Weatherhead Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weatherhead research. Another 158 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1541, 1557, and 1630 are included under the topic Early Weatherhead History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weatherhead Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weatherhead Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Weatherhead 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:

Weatherhead Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Mary Weatherhead and her husband who settled in New England in 1656
  • Mary Weatherhead, aged 26, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1656 [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)

Weatherhead Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Weatherhead, who arrived in Boston Massachusetts in 1766

Weatherhead Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Weatherhead, who arrived in Arkansas in 1890 [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)

Weatherhead Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Samuel Weatherhead U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Weatherhead Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Weatherhead, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Jenny Lind" in 1850 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JENNY LIND 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850JennyLind.gif

Weatherhead Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Robert Weatherhead, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weatherhead (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weatherhead (post 1700)



  • A. Linn Weatherhead, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Windham; Elected 1926
  • John Weatherhead (1775-1797), English Royal Navy officer under the command of Samuel Hood, present at the Battle of Cape St Vincent, mortally wounded during the Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • Ian Weatherhead (b. 1932), English watercolour artist from Leeds, Yorkshire
  • Leslie Dixon Weatherhead (1893-1976), English Christian theologian
  • James L. Weatherhead CBE (b. 1931), Scottish retired minister of the Church of Scotland from Dundee, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland (1993 to 1994)
  • David Bennington Weatherhead (b. 1928), Canadian Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons

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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)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JENNY LIND 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850JennyLind.gif

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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The Weatherhead Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weatherhead 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.

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