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The Wilmot surname evolved from a form of the personal name William.

Wilmot Early Origins



The surname Wilmot was first found in Derbyshire where they held a family seat from very early times, probably about the 12th century.

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Wilmot Spelling Variations


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Wilmot Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Willmot, Wilmot, Wilmott, Willmott and others.

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Wilmot Early History


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Wilmot Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wilmot research. Another 281 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1008, 1650, 1570, 1644, 1621, 1612, 1658, 1652, 1647, 1680, 1651, 1681, 1740 and 1614 are included under the topic Early Wilmot History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wilmot Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wilmot Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include Charles Wilmot (c.1570-1644), created 1st Viscount Athlone on 4 June, 1621; as well as his son, Lieutenant-General Henry Wilmot (1612-1658), an English Cavalier, who fought for the Royalist cause during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, and...

Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wilmot Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wilmot In Ireland


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Wilmot In Ireland



Some of the Wilmot family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 67 words (5 lines of text) 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:

Wilmot Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas and Susanna Wilmot, who settled in Virginia in 1648
  • Nicholas Wilmot, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1657 [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)

Wilmot Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Wilmot, aged 24, who landed in New York in 1812 [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)
  • George A E Wilmot, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1844 [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)
  • Edwin Wilmot, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1876 [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)
  • E. W. Wilmot, aged 47, who emigrated to the United States, in 1892
  • Wilmot, aged 26, who settled in America, in 1894
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Wilmot Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Charlie Wilmot, aged 8, who landed in America from Openshaw, in 1903
  • Clair S. Wilmot, aged 34, who settled in America from Leeds, in 1903
  • Geo. A. Wilmot, aged 27, who settled in America from S. Africa, in 1904
  • Fred N. Wilmot, aged 42, who landed in America from Nottingham, England, in 1908
  • Annie Wilmot, aged 19, who emigrated to America from Coleraine, Ireland, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Wilmot Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Capt. Lemuel Wilmot U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Lemuel Wilmot U.E. born in Long Island, New York, USA who settled in New Brunswick c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Wilmot Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • R.D. Wilmot, aged 25, a merchant, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "Augusta" from Liverpool, England
  • Henry Wilmot a fisherman, on record in Bay de Este, Newfoundland, in 1871 [3]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

Wilmot Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Frederick Wilmot, aged 32, who settled in Toronto, Canada, in 1913
  • Eardley J. Wilmot, aged 36, who emigrated to Nelson, BC Canada, in 1919
  • Anna Wilmot, aged 50, who emigrated to Belleville, Canada, in 1922
  • Gwendolyn Wilmot, aged 28, who emigrated to Belleville, Ontario Canada, in 1924

Wilmot Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Gordon Wilmot, English convict from York, who was transported aboard the "Ann" on August 1809, settling in New South Wales, Australia [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Ann voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1809 with 200 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/ann/1809
  • Edward Wilmot, aged 25, who arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Mary Green" [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 20 June 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) MARY GREEN 1853. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/marygreen1853.shtml.
  • Amelia Wilmot, aged 18, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Caroline" [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Thursday 26th April 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Caroline 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/caroline1855.shtml

Wilmot Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • M Wilmot, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1841

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wilmot (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wilmot (post 1700)



  • James P. Wilmot (1916-1980), American aviation executive, Democratic Party organizer, eponym of the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center at the University of Rochester
  • David Wilmot (1814-1868), American politician and eponym of the Wilmot Proviso which aimed to ban slavery in land gained from Mexico in the Mexican-American War of 18461848
  • Sir Robert Wilmot (1708-1772), 1st Baronet, English civil servant
  • James Wilmot (1726-1807), English clergyman and alleged creator of Baconian theory
  • Aubrey Sidney Wilmot (1915-1989), English Lawyer, RAF Air Vice Marshal
  • Sir Henry Wilmot (1831-1901), English Army Captain, 5th Baronet Wilmot, recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Grant Wilmot (1956-2016), Australian rules footballer who played from 1974 to 1989
  • Robert Duncan Wilmot (1809-1891), Canadian politician and a Father of Confederation, sixth Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick until 1885
  • Mike Wilmot, Canadian comedian, winner of two Canadian Comedy Awards (2005)
  • Sir John Eardley- Wilmot (1810-1892), 2nd Baronet, Member of Parliament for South Warwickshire (1874 to 1885)
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Wilmot Historic Events


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Wilmot Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. John C Wilmot, British Leading Cook, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html

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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: Quod vult valde valt
Motto Translation: What he wishes, he fervently wishes.


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Citations


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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. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  4. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Ann voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1809 with 200 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/ann/1809
  5. ^ South Australian Register Monday 20 June 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) MARY GREEN 1853. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/marygreen1853.shtml.
  6. ^ South Australian Register Thursday 26th April 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Caroline 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/caroline1855.shtml
  7. ^ HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html

Other References

  1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  5. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  11. ...

The Wilmot Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wilmot 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.

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