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The Anglo-Saxon name Chudleigh comes from the family having resided in the township of Chidlow, which was in the parish of Malpas in Cheshire. The surname Chudleigh belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Chudleigh Early Origins



The surname Chudleigh 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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Chudleigh Spelling Variations


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Chudleigh Spelling Variations



Chudleigh 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. Chudleigh, Chudley, Chidley, Chiderleigh, Chidelly, Chudley and many more.

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Chudleigh Early History


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Chudleigh Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chudleigh 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 Chudleigh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chudleigh Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chudleigh 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 Chudleigh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chudleigh In Ireland


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Chudleigh In Ireland



Some of the Chudleigh 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



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 Chudleighs to arrive on North American shores:

Chudleigh Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • W H Chudleigh, who landed in Mississippi in 1873

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Contemporary Notables of the name Chudleigh (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Chudleigh (post 1700)



  • James P. Chudleigh, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Texas State Senate 7th District, 1992; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 29th District, 1998
  • Elizabeth Chudleigh (1720-1788), English courtesan
  • Ted Chudleigh, Canadian politician in Ontario, MPP for Halton
  • Sir John Chudleigh (b. 1745), 6th Baronet of Ashton, Devon
  • Sir Thomas Chudleigh (b. 1741), 5th Baronet of Ashton, Devon
  • Sir George Chudleigh (b. 1738), 4th Baronet of Ashton, Devon
  • Sir George Chudleigh (b. 1718), 3rd Baronet of Ashton, Devon

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    11. ...

    The Chudleigh Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chudleigh 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 21 March 2016 at 19:29.

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