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The Awldwithey name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having 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.

Awldwithey Early Origins



The surname Awldwithey 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.

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Awldwithey Spelling Variations


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Awldwithey Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Awldwithey has undergone many spelling variations, including Aldworth, Aldworthy, Allworth, Allworthy, Alesworth, Alworth, Alworthy and many more.

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Awldwithey Early History


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Awldwithey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Awldwithey research. Another 269 words (19 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 Awldwithey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Awldwithey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Awldwithey Early Notables (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...

Another 74 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Awldwithey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Awldwithey In Ireland


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Awldwithey In Ireland



Some of the Awldwithey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 120 words (9 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



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Awldwithey were among those contributors: 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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    The Awldwithey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Awldwithey 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.

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