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Wedderburn Early Origins



The surname Wedderburn was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Wedderburn Spelling Variations


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Wedderburn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wedderburn, Wadderburne, Wetherburne and others.

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Wedderburn Early History


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Wedderburn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wedderburn research. Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1332, 1375, 1745, 1641, 1706, 1st , 1672, 1710, 1585, 1639, 1505 and 1556 are included under the topic Early Wedderburn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wedderburn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wedderburn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wedderburn 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:

Wedderburn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Wedderburn, who arrived in America in 1804

Wedderburn Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Wedderburn, English convict from Norfolk, who was transported aboard the "America" on April 4, 1829, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 26) America voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1829 with 176 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/america/1829

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wedderburn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wedderburn (post 1700)



  • Nathaniel Carl Wedderburn (b. 1991), English footballer from Wolverhampton
  • Robert William Maclagan Wedderburn (1947-1975), Scottish statistician who co-developed the generalized linear model methodology
  • Sir William Wedderburn (1838-1918), 4th Baronet
  • Sir David Wedderburn (1835-1882), 3rd Baronet
  • Sir John Wedderburn (1704-1746), 5th Baronet
  • Sir Alexander Wedderburn (1675-1744), 4th Baronet
  • Sir John Wedderburn (1700-1723), 3rd Baronet
  • Kenneth William Wedderburn QC (1927-2012), Baron Wedderburn of Charlton, a British Labour politician and member of the House of Lords
  • Sir Ernest Maclagan Wedderburn OBE DL, LL.D., DSc, FRSE, WS (1884-1958), Scottish lawyer and academic, Professor of Conveyancing in the University of Edinburgh (192235), Deputy Keeper of the Signet (193554), and Chairman of the General Council of Solicitors (193649)
  • Joseph Henry Maclagan Wedderburn FRSE FRS (1882-1948), Scottish-born, American mathematician, brother of Ernest Wedderburn

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Aquila non captat muscas
Motto Translation: The eagle is no fly-catcher.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 26) America voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1829 with 176 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/america/1829

Other References

  1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. 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.
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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The Wedderburn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wedderburn 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 26 November 2014 at 10:48.

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