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Of all the Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Chuddeleigh is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in the township of Chidlow, which was in the parish of Malpas in Cheshire. The surname Chuddeleigh belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Chuddeleigh Early Origins



The surname Chuddeleigh was first found in Devon 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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Chuddeleigh Spelling Variations


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Chuddeleigh Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Chuddeleigh has been spelled many different ways, including Chudleigh, Chudley, Chidley, Chiderleigh, Chidelly, Chudley and many more.

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Chuddeleigh Early History


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Chuddeleigh Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chuddeleigh research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1578, 1658, 1601, 1625, 1606, 1634, 1628, 1629, 1618, 1643, 1656, 1710, 1612 and 1691 are included under the topic Early Chuddeleigh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chuddeleigh Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chuddeleigh Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Sir George Chudleigh, 1st Baronet (c.1578-1658), an English landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1601 and 1625, supporter of the Royalist cause in the English Civil War; Sir John Chudleigh (1606-1634), an English politician who sat in the House of...

Another 71 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chuddeleigh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chuddeleigh In Ireland


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Chuddeleigh In Ireland



Some of the Chuddeleigh family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 39 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Chuddeleighs to arrive in North America: Catherine Chidley who settled in Virginia in 1685; John Chidley settled in Virginia in 1737.

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    Other References

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    The Chuddeleigh Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chuddeleigh 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 16 September 2013 at 18:27.

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