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Cadswith History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The lineage of the name Cadswith begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived in London, where their name is derived from the place-name Chatworth, now lost. Before this, the name is derived from the Old English personal name Ceatta, with the suffix -worth, which means enclosure or farm. Combined, the name Chatworth meant "Ceatta's farm."

Early Origins of the Cadswith family


The surname Cadswith was first found in London 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 Cadswith family


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Cadswith Spelling Variations


Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Cadswith has undergone many spelling variations, including Chadworth, Chatworth, Chaworth, Shadworth and others.

Early Notables of the Cadswith family (pre 1700)


Notables of the family at this time include Joan Chaworth (1430-1507), the heiress of Alfreton, married in 1458 to John Ormond; George Chaworth, 1st Viscount Chaworth of Armagh (c.1568-1639)...
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Migration of the Cadswith family to the New World and Oceana


To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Cadswith were among those contributors: Thomas Chadworth who settled in Virginia in 1643; John Shadworth settled in New England in 1765.

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