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Cudworth Early Origins



The surname Cudworth was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1384 when John of Cudworth held estates in that shire. For those interested in further research of the early history of the surname we recommend the ancient Harleian Manuscripts which are in the archives of the British Museum. These Manuscripts are a Catalogue of the Herald's Visitations between 1510 and 1600 et.seq. This distinguished surname Cudworth of Werneth of Lancashire is recorded in MS 1437 (folio 81) and others.

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Cudworth Spelling Variations


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Cudworth Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cudworth, Cutworth, Cudworthy, Cutworthy, Goodworth, Goodworthy, Gutworth and many more.

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Cudworth Early History


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Cudworth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cudworth research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1617, 1688, 1612, 1682 and 1634 are included under the topic Early Cudworth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cudworth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cudworth Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cudworth 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:

Cudworth Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • James Cudworth (c.1612–1682) English settler to Scituate, Massachusetts with his wife Mary in 1634, early American Deputy to the Plymouth General Court, Assistant Governor, commander of the colony’s militia in King Philip’s War and Deputy Governor
  • James Cudworth, who landed in New England in 1656

Cudworth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J W Cudworth, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850

Cudworth Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • S. Jane Cudworth, aged 21, a domestic servant, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Apelles" in 1878

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cudworth (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cudworth (post 1700)



  • James Alaric "Cuddy" Cudworth (1858-1943), American Major League Baseball player who played in 1884 for the Kansas City Cowboys
  • Tom Cudworth (b. 1964), American screenwriter
  • Fraser N. Cudworth, American politician, Mayor of San Anselmo, California, 1953-54
  • Addison Edward Cudworth (b. 1852), American Republican politician, Member of Vermont State Senate from Windham County, 1898-1900, 1927; Municipal Judge in Vermont, 1917-21
  • James I'Anson Cudworth (1817-1899), English Locomotive Superintendent of the South Eastern Railway (SER)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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    The Cudworth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cudworth 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 October 2015 at 15:25.

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