Aldworth History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Anglo-Saxon name Aldworth comes from when the family resided in the parish of Aldworth, in the county of Berkshire. The name of that place derives from Old English words meaning old estate or farm.
Early Origins of the Aldworth family
The surname Aldworth was first found in Berkshire, where this Saxon family of great antiquity held the lands and parish of Aldworth despite the Norman invasion and Conquest of 1066 by Duke William of Normandy.
Early History of the Aldworth family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aldworth research. Another 36 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1634, 1646, 1653, 1627, 1642, 1614, 1680, 1661, 1679, 1624, 1676, 1654, 1660, 1677, 1714, 1712, 1714, 1693, 1775 and 1629 are included under the topic Early Aldworth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Aldworth Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Aldworth include Aldworth, Aldworthy, Allworth, Allworthy, Alesworth, Alworth, Alworthy and many more.
Early Notables of the Aldworth family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include Robert Aldworth (died 1634), a Bristol-born English merchant and philanthropist; Richard Aldworth, an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1646 to 1653, Sheriff of Bristol in 1627 and Mayor in 1642; Richard Aldworth (c 1614-1680), an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1661 to 1679; Robert Aldworth...
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Migration of the Aldworth family to Ireland
Some of the Aldworth family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Aldworth migration to the United States +
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Aldworth Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Edward Aldworth, aged 13, who landed in Bermuda in 1635 
- Dix Aldworth, aged 15, who arrived in Barbados in 1635 
- Eliz Aldworth, aged 15, who landed in Bermuda in 1635 
- Elizabeth Aldworth who landed in Bermuda with her brother Edward in 1635 where they started their plantations. They later moved to the mainland
- Matthew Aldworth, who landed in New Hampshire in 1649 
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Aldworth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Joseph Aldworth, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1848
- Richard Aldworth landed in Philadelphia in 1856
Contemporary Notables of the name Aldworth (post 1700) +
- Donald Ross Aldworth (1889-1961), American head coach of the University of Maine's football team in 1918
- Reginald Aldworth Daly (1871-1957), Canadian geologist, professor at Harvard University from 1912 until 1942
Historic Events for the Aldworth family +
- Mr. Charles Augustus Aldworth (d. 1912), aged 30, American First Class passenger from Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking 
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html