The name Howdenby has a long Anglo-Saxon
heritage. The name comes from when a 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.
Early Origins of the Howdenby family
The surname Howdenby was first found in Norfolk
, where they were Lords of the Manor from the most ancient times.
Early History of the Howdenby family
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Howdenby Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Howdenby have been found, including Haldenby, Haldanby, MacAldin, MacCaldin and others.
Early Notables of the Howdenby family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Howdenby family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Howdenby, or a variant listed above: Samuel Haldenby, who moved to South Dakota (date unknown).