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The lineage of the name Aldsworthey begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived in the county of Yorkshire, where they held manor at Haldsworth.

Aldsworthey Early Origins



The surname Aldsworthey was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Aldsworthey Spelling Variations


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Aldsworthey Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Aldsworthey has undergone many spelling variations, including Holdsworth, Holesworth, Houlsworth, Holdworth, Houldworth and many more.

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Aldsworthey Early History


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Aldsworthey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aldsworthey research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 127 and 1273 are included under the topic Early Aldsworthey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Aldsworthey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Aldsworthey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Aldsworthey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Aldsworthey were among those contributors: Seth Holdsworth settled in Barbados in 1675; Scholas Houldsworth arrived in Philadelphia in 1856.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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    The Aldsworthey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Aldsworthey 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.

    This page was last modified on 20 June 2012 at 09:15.

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