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The Oliver surname on the Scottish border

Oliver, W. H.

The Oliver surname on the Scottish border

an account of a border kinship group

by Oliver, W. H.

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Published by W.H. Oliver in Galashiels [Borders] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Borders Region (Scotland)
    • Subjects:
    • Oliver family.,
    • Oliver (Name),
    • Borders Region (Scotland) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby W.H. Oliver.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCS2438.O45 O45 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 100 p. :
      Number of Pages100
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2888429M
      ISBN 100950635421
      LC Control Number84113245
      OCLC/WorldCa11786352

      Early Origins of the Olive family. The surname Olive was first found in Northampton, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.. Early History of the Olive family. This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Olive research. The influences on Scottish surnames are many and varied and often more than one has resulted in the surname that we know today. It is therefore very difficult to attribute sources for surnames with complete certainty, although there are many books on the subject of surname origins that attempt to do just that.

      With the exception of the Scottish Highlands, the Borders were the last part of Britain to be brought under the rule of law. It was only following the Union between England and Scotland in that a concerted effort was made by James I (VI of Scotland) to rid the Border of Reivers. The Olivers. OLIVER (OLIPHER) - AS TENANTS AND VASSALS OF THE DOUGLASES – Jedburgh, Jedforest and surrounds - Roxburghshire, Scotland In the and ’s the Olivers of Jedburgh and Jedforest and surrounds in Roxburghshire were tenants and vassals() of the is a name spelt and pronounced in various ways and it is found in many countries but it is the Scottish borders.

      Scottish surnames in FaNUK Curren+ surnames in FaNUK described as ‘Scottish’ (9% of UK surnames) George F. Black, The Surnames of Scotland: Their Origin, Meaning, and History (New York, ) About headforms in BlackFile Size: KB. The Oliver family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between and The most Oliver families were found in the USA in In there were 2, Oliver families living in London. This was about 13% of all the recorded Oliver's in the UK. London had the highest population of Oliver families in


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The Oliver surname on the Scottish border by Oliver, W. H. Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is about average, with quite a few small discrepancies. The author confuses locations of many Anglo-Scottish Border Clans. For example, he makes no mention of the fact that the Grahams were more numerous on the English side of the Border than the Scottish.

He does the same with many other English Riding by: 9. The Oliver surname on the Scottish border: an account of a border kinship group. Rambles in Northumberland and on the Scottish Border book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Inside the sleeve:Stephen Oliver's 5/5. There are some very good sites available on reivers, reiver surnames, and Border History, but strangely they are all being run by enthusiasts, whose time is limited by.

All the family names of the Border Reivers, whose first The Oliver surname on the Scottish border book was to their family’s surname, are on a list kept in Carlisle, on the English side of the border. From the 14th to the 17th Author: GRAHAM HEATHCOTE. The names of the Border Reivers live on through their descendants who now live worldwide following the Pacification of the English Scottish border people after Famous descendants include Neil Armstrong, Richard Nixon and Alexander Graham Bell.

Surnames & Clans. List of Clans/ Families. Descendants of the Border Reivers. The Records of the Scottish Parliament to are a goldmine of information and a key source. Listed on the above site are the famous Kinmont Willie Armstrong and seven of his sons, among a wealth of other Scottish reivers living on Maxwell land in places.

The Oliver family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between and The most Oliver families were found in the USA in In there were Oliver families living in New York. This was about 15% of all the recorded Oliver's in the USA.

New York had the highest population of Oliver families in This is the most comprehensive list available of families and clans associated with both sides of the Border during reiving times, but it does not claim to be complete.

N ames will be added only when there is documentary evidence that a family was established in the Borders during the 16th century being the time when reiving was most intense.

5) We have obtained entries of a Scotch-Irish or Scottish origin whose surnames represent. septs of Border Clans, or which are known variations of Border Reiver surnames (e.g., "Robinson" from "Robson", or "Hunt" from "Hunter").

We have integrated these. into our table under the Border Reiver surname, but with the real surname in parentheses. Thomas was born in in Bridport, Dorset, England, and he married Alice Battiscombe, with whom he had two sons: John and Thomas.

His son Thomas was born in in Woodbridge, England. He married Joan Mumford and they had a son together named John. This John Oliver was born in.

Scottish but possibly of English origin. Powerful reivers and also frequent Wardens. Their feud with the Maxwells was the longest and bloodiest in Border history. Kerr (Ker, Carr, Carre). Scottish. The Kerrs were (with the Scotts) the leading tribe of the Scottish Middle March and.

The Border Clans and their Emigration to America. The Border Clans. England and Scotland became one kingdom in In the Scots lost their national parliament, henceforth to be ruled from Westminster. For centuries beforehand, the remote Anglo-Scottish borderland region had been the lair of unruly clans and gangs of robbers that were.

The subject of septs is a contentious one and one which is difficult to resolve with any degree of historical accuracy. There are also endless variations of Scottish surnames and the list below is neither comprehensive nor definitive but is intended solely as a guide to the possible connections a name may have to a recognised clan or family featured in detail elsewhere.

The surname of Oliver was first recorded in the late 12th Century in Roxburghshire and it is a sept of Clan Fraser. The Oliver name descended from an Oliver family that had settled in the Scottish Borders and it was this family that originally held the lands of Jedforest, however these lands were later granted to the Douglas Clan by the King.

Scottish history reveals Oliver was first used as a surname by the Strathclyde-Briton people. It was a name for someone who lived in Roxburgh. While most of the name likely derive from the Old French Oivier, it is supposed that some of the Scottish instances.

The family history of the Olivers was prepared in by the Rev. John Oliver, M.A., V.D. of Maryhill Parish, Glasgow (Great-grandson of Hugh – Robert’s brother) and revised in and By the 19th century, the Oliver surname distribution showed three distinct clusters: first, the largest cluster around London and the southeast second, Olivers in the northeast, probably a spillover from the Scottish border Olivers.

I have seen in the National Library a copy of A History of the Oliver surname on the Scottish Border by Colonel W H Oliver. This was merely a duplicated booklet not a OLIVER family publication (Roxburghshire) - Oliver is a surname derived from the Old French personal name Olivier. The Oliver surname seems to be French Norman in origin.

The Oliver surname seems to be French Norman in origin. The Scottish Oliver family was a sept of the Scotland Highlands' powerful Clan Fraser of Lovat. Origins and history Anderson is an English and Scottish patronymic surname, meaning ’son of Andrew‘. In this form, it is more common in the Lowlands, but it is widespread in Scotland in different forms.

In the Highlands, it was rendered as MacAndrew, of medieval Scottish origin.3 Armstrong A feared and dangerous border clan Burns Famous Scottish poet Davidson Great Belfast engineer and inventor Dunlop Inventor of the rubber tyre Grant 18th President of the USA Tyres Writer Leader Fighter Machines Look at this short list of Ulster-Scots surnames.

Match them up .OLIVER. A Border sept but the name could be Norman in origin. Oliver Fraser is thought to have built Oliver Castle, possibly in the late 12th, in Tweedsmuir, Tweeddale. Olivers in history: The first known recording as a surname in any spelling is that of Walter Olifer, a charter witness in Scotland in the year Admiral of the Fleet Sir.