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Yeadon Early Origins



The surname Yeadon was first found in Yorkshire at Yeadon, a town now within the City of Leeds metropolitan borough. The town dates back to the Domesday Book when it was listed as Iadun and probably meant "steep hill," from the Old English words gaeh + dun. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
It is here that the first record of the name was found in 1226 when John of Yedon held lands in this area. Alternatively, the name could have been derived from Yeaton, a small village in Shropshire which also dates back to the Domesday Book. In this latter case, the village was first listed as Aiton and probably meant "farmstead by a river." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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Yeadon Spelling Variations


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Yeadon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Yeadon, Yedon, Yeton, Yetton, Yeaton and others.

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Yeadon Early History


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Yeadon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yeadon research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Yeadon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yeadon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yeadon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Yeadon 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:

Yeadon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frank Yeadon, aged 47, who arrived in America, in 1892
  • Arthur Yeadon, aged 54, who arrived in America from Leads, England, in 1898

Yeadon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Edith Yeadon, aged 28, who arrived in America from London, England, in 1911
  • Ada Yeadon, aged 23, who arrived in America from Huddersfield, England, in 1911
  • John Yeadon, aged 46, who arrived in America from London, England, in 1911
  • William H. Yeadon, aged 28, who arrived in America from Manningham, England, in 1911
  • Ethel Yeadon, aged 25, who arrived in America from Manningham, England, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Yeadon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Yeadon (post 1700)



  • James Yeadon (1861-1914), English first-class cricketer
  • Kimberley Maxwell Yeadon MP (b. 1956), Australian politician, Member for Granville, New South Wales (1990-2007)
  • Willie Brayshaw Yeadon (1907-1997), British railway historian and author, known for his "Yeadon's Register of LNER Locomotives" and other works

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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