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Widderburn History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Widderburn family


The surname Widderburn was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

Early History of the Widderburn family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Widderburn research.
Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1332, 1375, 1745, 1641, 1706, 1st , 1672, 1710, 1585, 1639, 1505 and 1556 are included under the topic Early Widderburn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Widderburn Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Wedderburn, Wadderburne, Wetherburne and others.

Early Notables of the Widderburn family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Widderburn family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Widderburn Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Widderburn, aged 48, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lady Nugent" in 1850
  • Martha Widderburn, aged 27, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lady Nugent" in 1850

The Widderburn 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: Aquila non captat muscas
Motto Translation: The eagle is no fly-catcher.


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