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Boldrey Early Origins



The surname Boldrey was first found in Northumberland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Boldrey Spelling Variations


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Boldrey Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Boldrey occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Baldrick, Baldred, Baldridge, Balrich, Baldrey and many more.

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Boldrey Early History


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Boldrey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boldrey 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 Boldrey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boldrey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boldrey Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Thomas Baldry (c.1481-1524), English politician, Member of Parliament for Ipswich in 1504, 1512 and 1515; Edmund Boldero (1608-1679), an English royalist...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boldrey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boldrey In Ireland


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Boldrey In Ireland



Some of the Boldrey 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 and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Boldrey, or a spelling variation of the surname include: 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..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Boldrey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Boldrey (post 1700)



  • Dr. Edwin E. Boldrey, American Ophthalmologist
  • Richard Boldrey, Senior Lecturer, Opera at the Chicago Music College

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Boldrey Family Crest Products


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Boldrey Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. 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).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    11. ...

    The Boldrey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boldrey 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 9 September 2013 at 08:45.

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