Early Origins of the Caddish family
The surname Caddish was first found in Yorkshire
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 Caddish family
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Caddish Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Caddish have been found, including Cade, Cady, Cadye, Kadye, Caddy, Caddey, Kade, Kady and many more.
Early Notables of the Caddish family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir John Caddy of Buckland Brewer; and Jack Cade (d. 1450), English rebel from Kent
who led an unsuccessful... Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Caddish Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Caddish family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Caddish, or a variant listed above: Ellen Cady who settled in Boston in 1850; William Caddy settled in Barbados in 1634; George Caddy settled in New York in 1841.