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The ancestry of the name Bartlem dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in Yorkshire.

Bartlem Early Origins



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

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Bartlem Spelling Variations


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Bartlem Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Bartlem have been found, including Bartlam, Bartlum, Barthlam, Bartlan, Batelman, Bartleman and many more.

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Bartlem Early History


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Bartlem Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bartlem research. Another 374 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1400, 1500, 1661, 1708, 1750, 1769, 1780, and 1821 are included under the topic Early Bartlem History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bartlem Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bartlem Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bartlem 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Bartlem, or a variant listed above: Elizabeth Bartlam, who sailed to Virginia in 1671. Adam Bartleman journeyed to Philadelphia in 1754 and Edward Bartlom sailed to America in 1762. In the Australian colonies, Sarah Bartlum was recorded in Sydney in 1791..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bartlem (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bartlem (post 1700)



  • George Bartlem, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Meriden, 1904

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Bartlem Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    7. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The Bartlem Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bartlem 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 28 October 2015 at 09:04.

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