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The name Iredale is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when the family lived in an area that was referred to as Airedale, which refers to those who lived in the valley of the river Aire found in the counties of Yorkshire and Cumberland.

Iredale Early Origins



The surname Iredale was first found in Cumberland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Iredale Spelling Variations


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Iredale 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 Iredale 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 Iredale include: Ardall, Ardoll, Airedale, Irdale, Iredale and many more.

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Iredale Early History


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Iredale Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Iredale research. Another 234 words (17 lines of text) covering the year 1753 is included under the topic Early Iredale History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Iredale Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Iredale Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Iredale Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Iredale Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Abraham Iredale, an United Empire Loyalist, Lieutenant of Guides and Pioneers, fled to Canada as a result to the American Revolution

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Contemporary Notables of the name Iredale (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Iredale (post 1700)



  • Tom Iredale (1880-1972), English-born, Australian ornithologist and malacologist
  • Timothy Iredale (b. 1972), British television journalist, Political Editor for the BBC in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire
  • Francis Adams Iredale (1867-1926), Australian Test cricketer who played 14 Tests
  • Randle W Iredale, prominent Canadian architect

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Iredale Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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    The Iredale Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Iredale 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 21 July 2015 at 20:39.

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