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The name Hawerdynd reached English shores for the first time with the ancestors of the Hawerdynd family as they migrated following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Hawerdynd family lived in Flintshire, Wales at Hawarden.

Hawerdynd Early Origins



The surname Hawerdynd was first found in Flintshire, Wales at Hawarden, a small village near the border of Cheshire and Wales. Legend has it that in the Church a statue of the Virgin Mary fell in 946, killing the wife of the Governor of the Castle. The statue was put on trial and condemned to death by drowning. The statue floated up the River Dee and washed up at Chester. Hawarden Castle, built much later, after the Hawardens had left, was occupied during the 19th century by William Gladstone, Prime Minister of England.

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Hawerdynd Spelling Variations


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Hawerdynd Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, Norman French and other languages became incorporated into English throughout the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Hawerdynd include Hawarden, Hawardens, Hawerden, Harweden, Harveden, Harvedon and many more.

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Hawerdynd Early History


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Hawerdynd Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hawerdynd research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1206, 1574, 1662 and 1735 are included under the topic Early Hawerdynd History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hawerdynd Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hawerdynd Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 19 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hawerdynd Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



In England at this time, the uncertainty of the political and religious environment of the time caused many families to board ships for distant British colonies in the hopes of finding land and opportunity, and escaping persecution. The voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, though, and many arrived in North America sick, starved, and destitute. Those who did make it, however, were greeted with greater opportunities and freedoms that they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make important contributions to the young nations in which they settled. Early immigration records have shown some of the first Hawerdynds to arrive on North American shores: Robert Harveden who landed in North America in 1705.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    8. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
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    The Hawerdynd Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hawerdynd 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 20 November 2015 at 13:24.

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