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The name Boddington is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in Boddington, which had parishes in the county of Gloucestershire, as well as the county of Northampton.

Boddington Early Origins



The surname Boddington was first found in Gloucestershire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Boddington Spelling Variations


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Boddington Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Boddington has been spelled many different ways, including Boddington, Bodington and others.

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Boddington Early History


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Boddington Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boddington research. Another 245 words (18 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boddington History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boddington Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boddington Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Boddingtons to arrive in North America:

Boddington Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Martha Boddington who settled in Barbados in 1669

Boddington Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Boddington, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Ramillies" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAMILIES 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Ramillies.htm

Boddington Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Edn Boddington, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • Robert Boddington, aged 33, a gardener, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Mary Ann" in 1842
  • Ann Boddington, aged 33, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Mary Ann" in 1842
  • Henry Boddington, aged 10, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Mary Ann" in 1842
  • William Boddington, aged 5, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Mary Ann" in 1842
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Boddington (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Boddington (post 1700)



  • William Boddington (1910-1996), American field hockey player
  • Henry Boddington, English brewer, who become the sole owner a brewery in 1853, eponym of Boddington's Ale
  • Lewis Boddington (1907-1994), English Aerospace Engineer
  • Thomas Boddington, English activist
  • Laura Boddington (b. 1980), Canadian (English-born) film and television actress
  • Samuel Boddington (1766-1843), Irish politician
  • Henry John Boddington (1811-1865), British landscape painter

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAMILIES 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Ramillies.htm

Other References

  1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  7. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  8. 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).
  9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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The Boddington Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boddington 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 8 November 2016 at 09:21.

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