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Whitlatch History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Whitlatch was formed many centuries ago by the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It was a name typically given to a person with white hair. Looking back further, we find the name Whitlatch was derived from the Old English words whit, meaning white and lock, meaning tress or hair.

Early Origins of the Whitlatch family


The surname Whitlatch was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

Early History of the Whitlatch family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whitlatch research.
Another 285 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1657, 1624, 1570, 1632, 1610, 1622, 1605, 1675, 1631, 1701, 1654 and 1659 are included under the topic Early Whitlatch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Whitlatch Spelling Variations


Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Whitlatch include Whitlock, Whitelock, Witlock and others.

Early Notables of the Whitlatch family (pre 1700)


Notables of the family at this time include Sir James Whitelocke SL (1570-1632), an English judge and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1610 and 1622; Sir Bulstrode Whitelocke (1605-1675), an...
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Migration of the Whitlatch family to Ireland


Some of the Whitlatch family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 37 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Whitlatch family to the New World and Oceana


A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Whitlatch Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ruby Whitlatch, aged 49, arrived in New York in 1906 aboard the ship "Oceanic" from Liverpool, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFX9-957 : 6 December 2014), Ruby Whitlatch, 08 Aug 1906; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Oceanic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Mrs. Russell Whitlatch, arrived in New York in 1909 aboard the ship "Rotterdam" from Boulogne-Sur-Mer, France [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXY1-YZ7 : 6 December 2014), Mrs. Russell Whitlatch, 17 May 1909; citing departure port Boulogne-Sur-Mer, arrival port New York, ship name Rotterdam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Gwendolen Whitlatch, aged 27, originally from Rochester, England, arrived in New York in 1924 aboard the ship "Cleveland" from Southampton, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNCW-6TB : 6 December 2014), Gwendolen Whitlatch, 20 Apr 1924; citing departure port Southampton, England, arrival port New York, ship name Cleveland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Charles R. Whitlatch, aged 30, originally from Vancouver, BC, Canada, arrived in New York in 1924 aboard the ship "Cleveland" from Southampton, England [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNCW-XQM : 6 December 2014), Charles R. Whitlatch, 20 Apr 1924; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Cleveland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Whitlatch (post 1700)


  • Blake Whitlatch (b. 1955), former professional American football player for the New York Jets in 1978
  • Terryl Anne Whitlatch (b. 1960), American illustrator, best known for her creature designs for Lucasfilm and her illustrations in the book The Katurran Odyssey

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFX9-957 : 6 December 2014), Ruby Whitlatch, 08 Aug 1906; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Oceanic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXY1-YZ7 : 6 December 2014), Mrs. Russell Whitlatch, 17 May 1909; citing departure port Boulogne-Sur-Mer, arrival port New York, ship name Rotterdam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNCW-6TB : 6 December 2014), Gwendolen Whitlatch, 20 Apr 1924; citing departure port Southampton, England, arrival port New York, ship name Cleveland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNCW-XQM : 6 December 2014), Charles R. Whitlatch, 20 Apr 1924; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Cleveland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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