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The ancestors of the name Cartledge date back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence near a pond or bog in rocky land having derived from the Old Norman word kartr, which means rocky land, and suffix -lake, for pond or bog. The suffix -lake is often rendered as -ledge in compound names. The surname meant dweller by the rocky pond. The name originated in Lancashire or East Cheshire.

Cartledge Early Origins



The surname Cartledge was first found in Nottingham 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.

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Cartledge Spelling Variations


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Cartledge Spelling Variations



Cartledge has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Cartlidge, Cartlitch, Cartlich, Cartlett and many more.

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Cartledge Early History


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Cartledge Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cartledge research. Another 234 words (17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cartledge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cartledge Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cartledge Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cartledge 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



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Cartledges to arrive on North American shores:

Cartledge Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Cartledge settled in Philadelphia in 1840 along with Robert, Stephen, and William

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cartledge (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cartledge (post 1700)



  • John Cartledge (b. 1984), English semi professional footballer
  • David Cartledge (b. 1956), former English cricketer
  • John Cartledge (1855-1907), born John Cartledge Foster, an English cricketer
  • Francis Arthur "Frank" Cartledge (b. 1899), English footballer
  • Tristan Cartledge, Australian Rules Football player
  • Eric Montague Cartledge, English diplomat
  • Sir Bryan Cartledge KCMG (b. 1931), former British diplomat and academic, British Ambassador to the USSR and British Ambassador to Hungary (USSR)
  • Paul Cartledge (b. 1947), Professor of Greek History at Cambridge University

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
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    The Cartledge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cartledge 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 24 February 2015 at 04:24.

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