Aldwincle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The history of the Aldwincle family goes back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It is derived from the family living in the area of Aldwincle.
Early Origins of the Aldwincle family
The surname Aldwincle was first found in Northamptonshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Aldwincle family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aldwincle research. Another 122 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1230, 1386, 1468, 1648, 1654 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Aldwincle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Aldwincle Spelling Variations
Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Aldwincle include Aldewinckell, Aldewinkell, Aldwincle, Audewinkle, Aldwinckle, Aldwinkle, Allwinckle, Alwincle, Audewincle, Aldewynkyl and many more.
Early Notables of the Aldwincle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Aldwincle family
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Aldwincle or a variant listed above: Elizabeth Aldwinkle, who married Gifford Pennant in Jamaica in 1669.
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