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The Alywarte family name dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. The name comes from when an early member worked as a keeper of a hall. The surname Alywarte is composed of the elements hall, which denoted one who was employed at such a manor-house or hall, and ward, which was originally applied to one who was a watchman.

Alywarte Early Origins



The surname Alywarte was first found in Devon, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Alywarte Spelling Variations


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Alywarte Spelling Variations



Alywarte has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Allward, Alward, Alwood, Allwood, Alwart, Ailward, Alyward, Aylward, Ailard, Allard, Aillard, Ailard and many more.

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Alywarte Early History


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Alywarte Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alywarte research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1500, 1626 and 1669 are included under the topic Early Alywarte History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Alywarte Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Alywarte Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Alywarte Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Alywarte In Ireland


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Alywarte In Ireland



Some of the Alywarte family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 75 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Alywartes to arrive on North American shores: John Alward who settled in Maryland in 1666; Andrew Alward who settled in Boston in 1849. In Newfoundland the family settled in Cape Broyl, Grand Falls and St. John's..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
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    6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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    The Alywarte Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Alywarte 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 26 October 2012 at 14:53.

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