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.
Early Origins of the Boddington family
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.
Early History of the Boddington family
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Boddington Spelling Variations
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.
Early Notables of the Boddington family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Boddington family to the New World and Oceana
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
Boddington Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Boddington Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Boddington (post 1700)
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