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Whitty History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Whitty family


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

Early History of the Whitty family


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Whitty Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Whitty, Witty and others.

Early Notables of the Whitty family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Whitty family to Ireland


Some of the Whitty family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 179 words (13 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 Whitty family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Whitty Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Whitty, who settled in Virginia in 1656
  • Edward Whitty, who landed in Maryland in 1658 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Percy Whitty, who arrived in Virginia in 1663 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Richard Whitty, who landed in Maryland in 1665 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Whitty Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Miles Whitty, aged 27, who arrived in New York in 1800 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Nicholas Whitty, who landed in Indiana in 1852 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Bess Whitty, aged 21, who arrived in New York in 1854 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • John Whitty, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1856

Whitty Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • James Whitty was a shoreman in possession of property at Tor Bay, Newfoundland, in 1764 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Whitty Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mary Whitty, aged 21, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the ship "Edwin" from Dublin, Ireland

Whitty Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Whitty, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Morning Star" in 1861
  • Thomas Whitty, aged 30, a herder, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Isle of Bute" in 1879

Contemporary Notables of the name Whitty (post 1700)


  • George Whitty, American musician /composer /producer /engineer
  • Jeff Whitty, American playwright
  • Ernest Whitty (1907-1985), English professional footballer
  • Thomas Whitty (1713-1792), English carpet manufacturer who founded Axminster carpets in 1755
  • Dame May Whitty (1865-1948), Oscar-nominated English theatre and cinema actress
  • Patrick Joseph Whitty (1894-1967), Irish nationalist politician and MP
  • Rose Whitty (1831-1911), Irish nun and foundress of convents
  • Paul Whitty (b. 1970), England-based composer born in Northern Ireland
  • Allen Whitty (1867-1949), British sport shooter who competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics
  • Ellen Whitty (1819-1892), better known by her religious name of Mother Vincent Whitty, was an Irish nun
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Whitty family



Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. John Whitty, British Leading Fireman from United Kingdom who worked aboard the Empress of Ireland and survived the sinking [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html
  • Mr. James Whitty, British Fireman from United Kingdom who worked aboard the Empress of Ireland and survived the sinking [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

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Citations


  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. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  3. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

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