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The Berdewell name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in Suffolk, where the family name was originally derived from the village of Bardwell.

Berdewell Early Origins



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

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Berdewell Spelling Variations


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Berdewell 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 Berdewell has undergone many spelling variations, including Bardwell, Bardewell, Bardwelle, Berdwell, Berdewelle, Bardwill and many more.

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Berdewell Early History


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Berdewell Early History



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

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Berdewell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Berdewell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Berdewell Notables 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 Berdewell were among those contributors: 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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    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    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 Berdewell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Berdewell 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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