Early Origins of the Whiddon family
Roxburghshire in the lands of Whitton, in Morebattle parish. The first on record was John Wytton, prior of St. Andrews in 1285 A.D. Michael and Adam Wytton both rendered homage to King Edward I of England in his brief conquest of Scotland in 1296. Michael was chief forester of the Forest of Selkirk. His seal showed a deer running. Richard Wyttone, a dignitary of the Church also rendered homage. CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
Further to the south, "there are parishes in Lincoln, Durham, Hereford, Northumberland, Salop (Shropshire) and Suffolk." CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Whiddon family
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Whiddon Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Whitton, Whitten, Whytten, Whytton, Wytton, Wytten, Witten, Witton, Wyton and many more.
Early Notables of the Whiddon family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Whiddon family to Ireland
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Migration of the Whiddon family to the New World and Oceana
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Whiddon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Whiddon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Whiddon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Whiddon (post 1700)
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