Early Origins of the Camfield family
The surname Camfield was first found in Northamptonshire where Gerald de Camvile, the grandson of the Norman adventurer held a family seat temp.
Stephen at Lilburne Castle. He granted two parts of the tithes of Charletin Camvile in Somersetshire to the monks of Bermondsey in Surrey
. His son, Richard de Camvile founded Combe Abbey in Warwickshire
and was known as a person of great power during the reign of Henry II. CITATION[CLOSE]
Burke, John Bernard, The Roll of Battle Abbey. London: Edward Churton, 26, Holles Street, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Camfield family
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Camfield Spelling Variations
Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few 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 Camfield include Camville, Canville, Camvile, Camvill, Canvill, Canfill, Canfille, Canfile, Camfill, Camfille, Canville and many more.
Early Notables of the Camfield family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Camfield family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Camfield Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Hiram Camfield, who arrived in Canada in 1830