Anglo-Saxon name Berdwell come from when the family resided in Suffolk, where the family name was originally derived from the village of Bardwell.
Early Origins of the Berdwell family
Suffolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Berdwell family
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Berdwell Spelling Variations
spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Berdwell has been recorded under many different variations, including Bardwell, Bardewell, Bardwelle, Berdwell, Berdewelle, Bardwill and many more.
Early Notables of the Berdwell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Berdwell family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Berdwell or a variant listed above: G.S. Bardwell who arrived in Ontario in 1837.
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