Early Origins of the Authard family
The surname Authard was first found in Suffolk
where the surname is descended from the tenant
Uthret, recorded in 1066 and again in the Domesday Book
census of 1086. However, some of the family were found at Towthorpe in the East Riding of Yorkshire
in ancient times. "This place is said to have formerly had a village that was destroyed by fire, and to have been the seat of the ancient family of Ughtred." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Authard family
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Authard Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Ughtred, Oughtred, Owtred, Utright, Utreight, Owtred, Utreight, Utrecht, Outred and many more.
Early Notables of the Authard family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Authard family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..