Whittey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Whittey family

The surname Whittey was first found in Sussex, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Whittey family

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Whittey Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Whitehurst, Whitehest, Whiteherst, Whithurst, Whitherst and many more.

Early Notables of the Whittey family (pre 1700)

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United States Whittey migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Whittey Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • James Whittey, who arrived in Maryland in 1670 [1]

Canada Whittey migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Whittey Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Michael Whittey, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750

Australia Whittey migration to Australia +

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

Whittey Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Miss Sarah Whittey, (Rosina, Ann, Elza), English convict who was convicted in Middlesex, England for life, transported aboard the "Buffalo" on 4th May 1833, arriving in New South Wales, Australia [2]


  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 Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 3rd November 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/buffalo


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