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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

    1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
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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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