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Wellan Early Origins



The surname Wellan was first found in Devon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced when they moved to Gloucestershire in the year 1273 and William Welond held estates in that shire.

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Wellan Early History


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Wellan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wellan research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 127 and 1273 are included under the topic Early Wellan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wellan Spelling Variations


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Wellan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Welland, Weland, Weyland, Wayland, Welond, Welend, Wellond, Wellend and many more.

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Wellan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wellan Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wellan Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Edward Wellan, aged 18, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Standard" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) STANDARD 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/standard1852.shtml.

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