The history of the name Boaldeir dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It is derived from a member of the family who worked as a sifter of meal.
Other evidence suggests that the surname Boaldeir was established as an area called Boulder.
From there people acquired the surname. The name is also derived from the Old English word bulder
which means boulder
Alternatively the name could have been derived from the word bolter
which was a miller. Boulter's Lock and Boutler's Island are both located on the River Thames on the eastern side of Maidenhead, Berkshire.
Early Origins of the Boaldeir family
The surname Boaldeir was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Boaldeir family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boaldeir research.Another 65 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1272, 1635, 1709, 1694, 1635, 1709, 1694, 1698, 1701, 1672, 1742, 1724, 1742 and 1719 are included under the topic Early Boaldeir History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Boaldeir 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 Boaldeir has undergone many spelling variations
, including Boulter, Bolter, Boulder, Bolteir and others.
Early Notables of the Boaldeir family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Edmund Boulter (c.1635-1709), a London merchant and politician, Sheriff of London (1694); Edmund Boulter (c.
1635-1709), a London merchant and politician, Sheriff of London in... Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boaldeir Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Boaldeir family to Ireland
Some of the Boaldeir family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Boaldeir family to the New World and Oceana
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 Boaldeir were among those contributors: Nathanial Boulter who settled in Hampton New Hampshire
in 1630; William Boulter settled in New England
in 1748; John Bolteir settled in Virginia in 1654..