Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from the family once having lived in the region beside an enclosed pen for animals. In particular the surname Fawlty can be in Bolton in the county of Lancashire. The surname Fawlty may also be an occupational name for someone who looked after sheep.
Early Origins of the Fawlty family
Lancashire where they held a family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Fawlty family
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Fawlty Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Fawlty family name include Foulds, Faulds, Fowlds, Foulls, Faulls, Fowldes and many more.
Early Notables of the Fawlty family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fawlty family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Fawlty surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Joseph Foulds purchased land in Georgia in 1735; Albion, Alexander, Henry, James, and William Foulds settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1834 and 1866..
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