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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 Atlantic. 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. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    8. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    9. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    10. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
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    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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