tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived in the village of Hazelwood in the county of Derbyshire.
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
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Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Heazlewood has undergone many spelling variations
, including Haslewood, Haselwood, Hazlewood, Hazelwood and others.
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Heazlewood were among those contributors: Elizabeth Haslewood settled in New England
in 1672; Henry and Jane Haslewood settled in New England
in 1652; Walter Haslewood settled in Virginia in 1624..