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Cardew Early Origins



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

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Cardew Spelling Variations


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Cardew Spelling Variations



Medieval Scottish names are rife with spelling variations. This is due to the fact that scribes in that era spelled according to the sound of words, rather than any set of rules. Cardew has been spelled Cardew, Cardewe, Caredew, Caredewe, Cardue, Carduwe and many more.

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Cardew Early History


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Cardew Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cardew research. Another 377 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1332, 1376, 1500, 1602 and 1694 are included under the topic Early Cardew History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cardew Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cardew Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cardew 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



Many Scots were left with few options other than to leave their homeland for the colonies across the Atlanti c. Some of these families fought to defend their newfound freedom in the American War of Independence. Others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these families have recently been able to rediscover their roots through Clan societies and other Scottish organizations. Among them:

Cardew Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • David Cardew, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1769

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cardew (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cardew (post 1700)



  • Cornelius Cardew (1936-1981), English avant-garde composer, son of Michael Cardew
  • Seth Cardew (1934-2016), English studio potter, eldest son of Michael Cardew
  • Michael Cardew (1901-1982), English famous potter and ceramic stylist

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Cardew Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    2. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    11. ...

    The Cardew Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cardew 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 8 February 2016 at 12:00.

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