as Lords of the manor of Woodmansey. Later another branch of the family was found at Fenrother in
. "This place was at an early period held under the barons of Bothal, by the family of Fenrother. In the reign of Henry III., and subsequently, the Herons had possessions here; and among other owners have been the priors of Tynemouth, and the family of Woodman: it is now the property of Mr. Woodman, and the Duke of Portland."
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of this family name include: Woodman, Wudman, Wouldman, Wodeman, Woodmann, Woodeman, Woodmansey and many more.
Distinguished members of the family include Richard Woodman (1524?-1557) English Protestant martyr, born in Buxted and lived in nearby Warbleton in East Sussex
. He was burnt during the Marian Persecutions in 1557 in Lewes.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Woodman settled in Virginia in 1635; Hercules and Richard Woodman settled in Boston in 1635; John settled in Jamaica in 1670; John Woodmansey settled in Maryland in 1774.