Anglo-Saxons. It is a product of their having lived in Atherton in the county of Lancashire.
Early Origins of the Adderson family
Lancashire at Atherton, a chapelry, in the parish and union of Leigh, hundred of West Derby. "This place was held of the barons of Warrington by Robert de Atherton, in the reign of John; and in this knightly family the manor descended through many generations, successively allied to the Byrons, Warrens, Ashtons, Butlers, Catterals, Conyers, Irelands, and Bolds: by the marriage of the late Lord Lilford with the heiress of Atherton, the manor came to his lordship's family.
Atherton Hall, a superb edifice, built by the Atherton family in the early part of the 18th century, at an expense of about £63,000, was taken down in 1825." CITATION[CLOSE]
Atterton, is a small hamlet, in the parish of Witherley, union of Atherstone, hundred of Sparkenhoe, in Leicestershire. CITATION[CLOSE]
Other first records of the name include Robert de Atherton who was Sheriff of Lancashire in the year 1206. His son William de Atherton held a manor at Atherton of the Barons of Warington. Years later, Hugh de Atherton was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of that shire in 1332. CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Adderson family
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Adderson Spelling Variations
spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Adderson include Atherton, Atheron and others.
Early Notables of the Adderson family (pre 1700)
Waterford and Lismore in the Church of Ireland. He and his steward and tithe proctor John Childe...
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Migration of the Adderson family to Ireland
Some of the Adderson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Adderson family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Adderson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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