Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name comes from having lived on the bank of one of the many rivers named Calder. There was a village called Calder in the northern county of Cumberland, which was situated in the Scottish/English borderlands.
Early Origins of the Calderbank family
Cumberland where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Caldbeck. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1321 when Thomas de Caldebeck.held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Calderbank family
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Calderbank Spelling Variations
hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Calderbank include Calderbank, Calderbeck, Caldebank, Caldebeck, Coldbeck, Colebeck, Colebank, Colderbank, Coulderbank, Coulderbeck, Colderback, Coldeback and many more.
Early Notables of the Calderbank family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Calderbank family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Calderbank were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:
Calderbank Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Calderbank Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Calderbank (post 1700)
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