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The name Bardwel is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when a family lived in Suffolk, where the family name was originally derived from the village of Bardwell.

Bardwel Early Origins



The surname Bardwel was first found in Suffolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Bardwel Spelling Variations


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Bardwel Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Bardwel family name include Bardwell, Bardewell, Bardwelle, Berdwell, Berdewelle, Bardwill and many more.

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Bardwel Early History


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Bardwel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bardwel research. Another 467 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1190, 1272, 1307, 1500 and 1637 are included under the topic Early Bardwel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bardwel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bardwel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bardwel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Bardwel surname or a spelling variation of the name include : G.S. Bardwell who arrived in Ontario in 1837.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Bardwel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bardwel 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 31 January 2014 at 13:31.

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