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The ancestry of the name Baxenden dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in Lancashire and Cheshire. The surname is derived from a place named Baxenden, in the district of Accrington.

Baxenden Early Origins



The surname Baxenden was first found in Lancashire and Cheshire, where evidence suggests they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Baxenden Spelling Variations


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Baxenden 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 Baxenden have been found, including Baxendale, Baxendell, Baxendall, Baxendal, Baxendel, Baxindine, Baxendine, Baxenden and many more.

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Baxenden Early History


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Baxenden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baxenden research. Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the year 1332 is included under the topic Early Baxenden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Baxenden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Baxenden Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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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 Baxenden, or a variant listed above: James Baxendale who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1860; John Baxendal arrived in Philadelphia in 1855; Thomas Baxendale arrived in Philadelphia in 1834.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. 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.
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    7. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Baxenden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Baxenden 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 29 May 2012 at 09:10.

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