Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name is derived from the name Aldrich. The surname Hetheridge originally derived from the Old English word aeoelric, which later became the name Aldrich.
Early Origins of the Hetheridge family
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.
Early History of the Hetheridge family
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Hetheridge Spelling Variations
hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Hetheridge are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Hetheridge include: Etheridge, Etheredge, Etherege, Etherige, Ettridge, Etridge, Attridge and many more.
Early Notables of the Hetheridge family (pre 1700)
fl. 1588), an English classical scholar and physician; and Sir George Etherege (c.1636-1692), born in Maidenhead...
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Migration of the Hetheridge family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Hetheridge 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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