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The surname Boldery was first found in Northumberland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
The name, Boldery, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Baldrick, Baldred, Baldridge, Balrich, Baldrey and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boldery research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1080, 1235, 1306, 1481, 1524, 1504, 1512, 1515, 1608, 1679, 1663, 1685 and 1697 are included under the topic Early Boldery History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 103 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boldery Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Boldery family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 69 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Boldery surname who came to North America were: James Baldridge who settled in Maryland in 1634; Thomas Baldridge settled in Maryland in 1634. This family later enjoyed the distinction of being one of the distinguished families of the U.S.A..
The Boldery Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boldery 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.
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