Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when the family lived 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 Aulworth family
Norman invasion and Conquest of 1066 by Duke William of Normandy.
Early History of the Aulworth family
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Aulworth Spelling Variations
hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Aulworth are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Aulworth include: Aldworth, Aldworthy, Allworth, Allworthy, Alesworth, Alworth, Alworthy and many more.
Early Notables of the Aulworth family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Aulworth family to Ireland
Some of the Aulworth family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Aulworth family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Aulworth or a variant listed above: Elizabeth Aldworth who landed in Bermuda with her brother Edward in 1635; where they started their plantations. They later moved to the mainland. Joseph and Richard arrived in 1848.
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