Bardwele History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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In ancient Anglo-Saxon England, the ancestors of the Bardwele surname lived in Suffolk, where the family name was originally derived from the village of Bardwell.
Early Origins of the Bardwele family
The surname Bardwele was first found in Suffolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bardwele family
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Bardwele Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Bardwele 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. The variations of the name Bardwele include: Bardwell, Bardewell, Bardwelle, Berdwell, Berdewelle, Bardwill and many more.
Early Notables of the Bardwele family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bardwele family
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 Bardwele or a variant listed above: G.S. Bardwell who arrived in Ontario in 1837.
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