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Where did the English Loades family come from? What is the English Loades family crest and coat of arms? When did the Loades family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Loades family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Loads, Loades, Lode, Loader, Lodder and others.
First found in Somerset 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 1194 when Wulfward Loades when they held lands.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Loades research. Another 159 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1403, 1390 and 1403 are included under the topic Early Loades History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 59 words(4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Loades Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Loades Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
The Loades Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Loades 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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