× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2016


Wheadon Early Origins



The surname Wheadon was first found in Nottinghamshire where they held a family seat from ancient times some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066, and acquired the lands of Whatton from Robert of Wheaton from Gilbert de Gent, a Norman Baron.

Close

Wheadon Spelling Variations


Expand

Wheadon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wheaton, Whatton and others.

Close

Wheadon Early History


Expand

Wheadon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wheadon research. Another 264 words (19 lines of text) covering the year 2001 is included under the topic Early Wheadon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Wheadon Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Wheadon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wheadon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wheadon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Phillip Wheadon, who arrived in Virginia in 1722

Wheadon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Charles Wheadon, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "John Banks"

Close

Wheadon Historic Events


Expand

Wheadon Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Edward H. Wheadon (d. 1912), aged 66, English Second Class passenger from Guernsey, Channel Islands who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

Close

Motto


Expand

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: Fidei coticula crux
Motto Translation: The cross is the test of truth.


Close

Wheadon Family Crest Products


Expand

Wheadon Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. 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.
    11. ...

    The Wheadon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wheadon 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 12 February 2014 at 17:05.

    Sign Up

      


    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
    House of Names on Facebook
    Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
    Houseofnames on Pinterest