The history of the name Cartmynd dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It is derived from a member of the family who worked as a person who builds carts.
Another alternative origin of this surname is guard
which is derived from the Old English word Caretarius or Carda.
Early Origins of the Cartmynd family
The surname Cartmynd was first found in Winchester, where the Cartmynd family held a family seat
from ancient times. The name first appeared on the tax records of the Middle Ages dating back to the years immediately after the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Cartmynd family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cartmynd research.Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1250, 1619, 1676, 1654, 1660, 1608, 1684, 1637, 1642, 1617, 1668, 1654 and 1656 are included under the topic Early Cartmynd History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cartmynd Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Cartmynd has undergone many spelling variations
, including Carter, Carters and others.
Early Notables of the Cartmynd family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: William Carter of Eccleshall Castle; Sir John Carter (ca.1619-1676), an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1654 and 1660; The Rev. Thomas Carter (1608-1684), a... Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cartmynd Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Cartmynd family to Ireland
Some of the Cartmynd family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Cartmynd family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Cartmynd were among those contributors: Ambrose Carter, who settled in Virginia in 1663; Thomas Carter and his wife Frances, who came to Philadelphia in 1685 with their children Thomas, Henry, Ann, and John, Chris Carter, who immigrated to St. John's, Newfoundland in 1705.