name Chadsworth comes from when the family resided in London, where their name is derived from the place-name Chatworth, now lost. Before this, the name is derived from the Old English personal name
Ceatta, with the suffix -worth, which means enclosure or farm. Combined, the name Chatworth meant "Ceatta's farm."
Early Origins of the Chadsworth family
The surname Chadsworth was first found in London 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.
Early History of the Chadsworth family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chadsworth research.Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1349, 1401, 1430, 1507, 1458, 1st , 1568, 1639, 1621, 1622, 1605, 1644, 1635 and 1693 are included under the topic Early Chadsworth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Chadsworth Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago, spelling variations
of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Chadsworth include Chadworth, Chatworth, Chaworth, Shadworth and others.
Early Notables of the Chadsworth family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include Joan Chaworth (1430-1507), the heiress of Alfreton, married in 1458 to John Ormond; George Chaworth, 1st Viscount Chaworth of Armagh (c.1568-1639)... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chadsworth Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Chadsworth family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Chadsworth Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Edwin Chadsworth, who arrived in Sydney aboard the ship "Madawaska" in 1849 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) "MADAWASKA" 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Madawaska.htm