The name Burdewelle is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in Suffolk
, where the family name was originally derived from the village of Bardwell
Early Origins of the Burdewelle family
The surname Burdewelle was first found in Suffolk
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Burdewelle family
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Burdewelle 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. Burdewelle has been spelled many different ways, including Bardwell, Bardewell, Bardwelle, Berdwell, Berdewelle, Bardwill and many more.
Early Notables of the Burdewelle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Burdewelle 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 Burdewelles to arrive in North America: G.S. Bardwell who arrived in Ontario in 1837.