Budgell is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon
origin and comes from the family once having lived in Berkshire from a place of that name.
Early Origins of the Budgell family
The surname Budgell was first found in Herefordshire
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 Budgell family
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Budgell Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations
were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Budgell family name include Burchall, Burchell, Burchill, Burchhell, Burtchell, Burtchill, Burtchaell and many more.
Early Notables of the Budgell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Budgell family to Ireland
Some of the Budgell family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 55 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Budgell family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland
, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Budgell surname or a spelling variation of the name include:
Budgell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Walter Budgell, aged 65, who emigrated to the United States from Liverpool, in 1898
Budgell Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- William Budgell, aged 40, who landed in America from London, England, in 1907
- June Budgell, aged 50, who landed in America, in 1907
- S. Alberta Budgell, aged 50, who emigrated to America, in 1914
- Susan Alberta Budgell, aged 37, who landed in America, in 1922
- Henry Benson Budgell, aged 39, who emigrated to the United States, in 1922
Budgell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Mary Budgell, English convict from London, who was transported aboard the "Arab" on December 14, 1835, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia CITATION[CLOSE]
State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1835 with 132 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1835
Contemporary Notables of the name Budgell (post 1700)
- Herbert Budgell, English founder of Ewell Castle School, Ewell, Surrey in 1926
- Fred Budgell, Canadian politician, Mayor of Norris Arm, Newfoundland
- Maurice Budgell, Canadian provincial political candidate for Mount Pearl North, Newfoundland in 2011