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Wilsdon Early Origins



The surname Wilsdon was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1219 Elyas de Wilsden when the held lands.

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Wilsdon Spelling Variations


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Wilsdon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wilsden, Wilston, Wilsdon, Wilsdin, Wilsingden, Wisinden and many more.

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Wilsdon Early History


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Wilsdon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wilsdon research. Another 259 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Wilsdon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wilsdon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wilsdon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wilsdon Notables 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:

Wilsdon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Adam Henry Wilsdon, who settled in America, in 1905
  • James Wilsdon, aged 26, who landed in America from Watlington, England, in 1912
  • Ella Wilsdon, aged 50, who emigrated to the United States, in 1913
  • Kathleen Mary Wilsdon, aged 18, who emigrated to America from Farnborough, England, in 1923
  • William Wilsdon, aged 19, who landed in America, in 1924

Wilsdon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Wilsdon, aged 36, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Sibella" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SIBELLA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/sibella1852.shtml.
  • Henry Wilsdon, aged 28, a shepherd, who arrived in South Australia in 1860 aboard the ship "Grand Trianon"

Wilsdon Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Wilsdon, aged 22, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ballochmyle" in 1874
  • Louisa E. Wilsdon, aged 1, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ballochmyle" in 1874

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SIBELLA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/sibella1852.shtml.

Other References

  1. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  5. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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The Wilsdon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wilsdon 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.

This page was last modified on 6 August 2015 at 16:04.

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