The name Eldewynkyl belongs to the early history of Britain, it's origins lie with the Anglo-Saxons
. It is a product of their having lived in the area of Aldwincle.
Early Origins of the Eldewynkyl family
The surname Eldewynkyl was first found in Northamptonshire, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Eldewynkyl family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eldewynkyl research.Another 243 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1230, 1386, 1468, 1648, 1654 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Eldewynkyl History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Eldewynkyl Spelling Variations
Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred
years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations
in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon
and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Eldewynkyl include Aldewinckell, Aldewinkell, Aldwincle, Audewinkle, Aldwinckle, Aldwinkle, Allwinckle, Alwincle, Audewincle, Aldewynkyl and many more.
Early Notables of the Eldewynkyl family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Eldewynkyl family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England
at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Eldewynkyl were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: Elizabeth Aldwinkle, who married Gifford Pennant in Jamaica in 1669.