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Whitlam Early Origins



The surname Whitlam was first found in Edinburghshire, a former county, now part of the Midlothian council area where they held a family seat in the lands of Whitelaw in the parish of Morbattle. They also held lands of Whitelaw in the parish of Bowden.

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Whitlam Spelling Variations


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Whitlam Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Whitelaw, Whytelaw, Whitlaw, Whitelow, Whitlow and many more.

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Whitlam Early History


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Whitlam Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whitlam research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1586, 1581 and 1586 are included under the topic Early Whitlam History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Whitlam Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Whitlam Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Whitlam In Ireland


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Whitlam In Ireland



Some of the Whitlam family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Whitlam Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Sarah Whitlam, aged 19, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Sea Park"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Whitlam (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Whitlam (post 1700)



  • Prime Minister Edward Gough Whitlam (b. 1916), Australian politician and Prime Minister from 1972 to 1975

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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: Solertia ditat
Motto Translation: Prudence enriches.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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    The Whitlam Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whitlam 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 25 March 2014 at 10:05.

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