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The history of the name Hetherege begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from the name Aldrich. The surname Hetherege originally derived from the Old English word aeoelric, which later became the name Aldrich.

Hetherege Early Origins



The surname Hetherege was first found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Hetherege Early History


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Hetherege Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hetherege research. Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1588, 1636, 1692, 1664, 1668 and 1676 are included under the topic Early Hetherege History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hetherege Spelling Variations


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Hetherege Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Hetherege has been recorded under many different variations, including Etheridge, Etheredge, Etherege, Etherige, Ettridge, Etridge, Attridge and many more.

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Hetherege Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hetherege Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include Sir James Etheridge; George Etherege or Ethrygg (in Latin Edrycus) ( fl. 1588), an English classical scholar and physician; and Sir George Etherege (c.1636-1692), born in Maidenhead...

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hetherege Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Hetherege or a variant listed above: Henry Etheridge who settled in Virginia in 1654; Sarah Etheridge who settled in New England in 1773; Thomas Etheridge settled in Maryland in 1722. From these settlers was descended the distinguished family of the U.S.A. as recorded in Burke's..

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