Wellings History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Wellings family

The surname Wellings was first found in county Norfolk, where William de Wellynge was recorded in 1273.

Early History of the Wellings family

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Wellings Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Welling, Wellings, Wellinge, Wellynge, Wellyngs and many more.

Early Notables of the Wellings family (pre 1700)

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United States Wellings migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wellings Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Joseph Wellings, who settled in Maryland in 1674
  • Joseph Wellings, who landed in Maryland in 1674 [1]
Wellings Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Wellings, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1872
  • John Wellings, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1872 [1]

Australia Wellings migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Wellings Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Charles Wellings, (b. 1796), aged 27, English soldier born in Chester who was convicted in Grenada, West Indies for life for desertion from the army, transported aboard the "Commodore Hayes" in April 1823, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land), he died 1872 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Wellings (post 1700) +

  • Eloise Wellings (b. 1982), American-born, Australian long-distance runner
  • Charles Wellings, American Republican politician, Chair of Doddridge County Republican Party, 1983 [3]
  • Barry Wellings (b. 1958), English former professional footballer
  • Peter Edward Wellings (b. 1970), former English cricketer who played from 1996 to 2000
  • Evelyn Maitland "Lyn" Wellings (1909-1992), Egyptian-born English cricketer and journalist
  • Paul William Wellings CBE FRSA (b. 1953), English ecologist and academic, current Vice-Chancellor of University of Wollongong
  • Bob Wellings (1934-2022), British television presenter, born in Jerusalem
  • Andy J. Wellings, British professor in the Computer Science department at the University of York
  • Sir Jack Alfred Wellings, British chairman and managing director of The 600 Group Ltd

  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. ^ Convict Records of Australia (Retrieved 4th March 2021, retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/commodore-hayes)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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