Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the region beside an enclosed pen for animals. In particular the surname Fouldes can be in Bolton in the county of Lancashire. The surname Fouldes may also be an occupational name for someone who looked after sheep.
Early Origins of the Fouldes family
Lancashire where they held a family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Fouldes family
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Fouldes Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Fouldes has been spelled many different ways, including Foulds, Faulds, Fowlds, Foulls, Faulls, Fowldes and many more.
Early Notables of the Fouldes family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fouldes family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Fouldess to arrive in North America: 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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