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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, landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1656

Weatherhead Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Weatherhead arrived in Boston Massachusetts in 1766

Weatherhead Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Weatherhead, who arrived in Arkansas in 1890

Weatherhead Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Samuel Weatherhead U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1784 [1]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 arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Jenny Lind" in 1850

Weatherhead Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Robert Weatherhead 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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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

Other References

  1. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  2. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  3. 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.
  4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  8. 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).
  9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. 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.

This page was last modified on 14 June 2016 at 09:49.

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