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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. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
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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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