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The origins of the Byrdewelle name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It comes from when the family lived in Suffolk, where the family name was originally derived from the village of Bardwell.

Byrdewelle Early Origins



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

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Byrdewelle Spelling Variations


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Byrdewelle Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Byrdewelle were recorded, including Bardwell, Bardewell, Bardwelle, Berdwell, Berdewelle, Bardwill and many more.

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Byrdewelle Early History


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Byrdewelle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Byrdewelle research. Another 467 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1190, 1272, 1307, 1500 and 1637 are included under the topic Early Byrdewelle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Byrdewelle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Byrdewelle Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Byrdewelle Notables 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



To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Byrdewelle family emigrate to North America: G.S. Bardwell who arrived in Ontario in 1837.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. 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).
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The Byrdewelle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Byrdewelle 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 31 January 2014 at 13:31.

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