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Cordell Early Origins



The surname Cordell was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat. The earliest record is that of them seated at Long Melford as Lords of the Manor and many distinguished personages claimed to be descended from this source. The first record could find, however, was derived from Cheshire in the north in 1213 when Hugo Cordell held lands in that county. Later they were traced to Norfolk when Margery Cordell was registered with estates.

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Cordell Spelling Variations


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Cordell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cordell, Cordel, Cordall, Cordal, Cordle, Corddle and others.

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Cordell Early History


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Cordell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cordell research. Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1431, 1641, 1680, 1653, 1654, 1662, 1679, 1646, 1690, 1685, 1689, 1677, 1704 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Cordell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cordell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cordell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Sir Robert Cordell, 1st Baronet (died c. 1680), an English landowner and politician, Sheriff of Suffolk (1653 to 1654), Member of Parliament for Sudbury (1662-1679); and his son, Sir John Cordell, 2nd...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cordell 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cordell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Cordell settled in Virginia in 1637
  • Thomas Cordell, who arrived in Virginia in 1637
  • James Cordell, who arrived in Virginia in 1654

Cordell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Cordell, who landed in Virginia in 1730
  • John Cordell settled in Virginia in 1730

Cordell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Cordell, English Convict from London, who was transported aboard the "Aboukir" on December 24, 1851, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 18) Aboukir voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island. [These convicts appear to have all landed in Van Diemen's Land], Australia in 1851 with 280 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/aboukir/1851
  • Frederick Cordell, English convict from Hertfordshire, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on April 16, 1855, settling in Western Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Western Australia, Australia in 1855 with 261 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1855

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cordell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cordell (post 1700)



  • Allen Cordell (b. 1978), American filmmaker and artist
  • Cathleen Cordell (1915-1997), American film and television actress
  • Bruce Robert Cordell (b. 1968), American author of fantasy novels
  • Charles Cordell (1720-1791), English Roman Catholic priest
  • Denny Cordell (1943-1995), English (Buenos Aires born) rock music producer
  • Tarka Cordell (1966-2008), British musician, writer, record producer, and sometime model
  • Sir William Cordell (1522-1581), Solicitor General and Master of the Rolls during the reign of Queen Mary I and Speaker of the House
  • Alexander Cordell (1914-1997), pen-name of George Alexander Graber, a prolific Welsh novelist and author
  • Frank Cordell (1918-1980), British music composer, arranger and conductor

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Suggested Readings for the name Cordell


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Suggested Readings for the name Cordell



  • Cordell-Ryan, Hicks-Bradford Families by John Cordell Hicks.
  • My Family, My Ancestors [The Cordell Family], Myself by Robert Rikel Cordell.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 18) Aboukir voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island. [These convicts appear to have all landed in Van Diemen's Land], Australia in 1851 with 280 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/aboukir/1851
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Western Australia, Australia in 1855 with 261 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1855

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  11. ...

The Cordell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cordell 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 19 September 2016 at 19:33.

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