Early Origins of the Cordle family
The surname Cordle 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.
Early History of the Cordle family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cordle 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 Cordle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cordle Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Cordell, Cordel, Cordall, Cordal, Cordle, Corddle and others.
Early Notables of the Cordle family (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 Cordle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Cordle family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Cordle Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Blourche Cordle, aged 37, who emigrated to America from Barbados, in 1907
- Adela Cordle, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from St Michael, Barbados, in 1910
- Adele Cordle, aged 26, who landed in America from Bridgetown, Barbados, in 1916
Contemporary Notables of the name Cordle (post 1700)
- Jim Cordle (b. 1987), American football center for the New York Giants
- Larry Cordle (b. 1949), American country and bluegrass singer-songwriter, best known for his song "Murder on Music Row", for which he received CMA Award for Song of the Year (2000)
- Sidney Cordle MBE (b. 1956), British political campaigner, Leader of The Christian Peoples Alliance (2012-)
- Gerald "Gerry" M. Cordle (b. 1960), retired Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer
- Elton Anthony "Tony" Cordle (b. 1940), retired Barbadian first-class cricketer
- John Howard Cordle (1912-2004), British Conservative Party politician, Member of Parliament for Bournemouth East and Christchurch (1959 to 1974)