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The name Howdenbey is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when the family lived in Haldenby, a township, in the parish of Adlingfleet, union of Goole, Lower division of the wapentake of Osgoldcross in the West Riding of Yorkshire. The township has remained very small over the years as by 1848, it had only 75 inhabitants.

Howdenbey Early Origins



The surname Howdenbey was first found in Norfolk, where they were Lords of the Manor from the most ancient times.

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Howdenbey Spelling Variations


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Howdenbey Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Howdenbey 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. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Howdenbey include: Haldenby, Haldanby, MacAldin, MacCaldin and others.

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Howdenbey Early History


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Howdenbey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Howdenbey research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1086 and 1379 are included under the topic Early Howdenbey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Howdenbey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Howdenbey Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. 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 Howdenbey or a variant listed above: Samuel Haldenby, who moved to South Dakota (date unknown).

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Howdenbey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Howdenbey 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 23 April 2014 at 14:05.

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