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The Anglo-Saxon name ladbroke was established when the family resided in the village of Ladbrooke. ladbroke is a habitation name from the broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. However, one source claims that it may have originally been derived from a personal name as in "it was the daughter of Lodbrok the Dane who wove the famous Raven Standard, which always announced victory to the Scandinavian marauders by fluttering like a living bird." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.


ladbroke Early Origins



The surname ladbroke was first found in Warwickshire, at Ladbroke, a village and civil parish about 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Southam in the hundred of Knightlow. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
This ancient Saxon village dates back to 998 when it was first listed as Hlodbro c. By the time of the Domesday Book of 1086, the place name was listed as Lodbroc. [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
Literally the place name probably means "brook used for divination," from the Old English words "hlod" + "broc." [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Ladbroke Hall is a country house built late in the 17th century now converted into residential apartments.

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ladbroke Spelling Variations


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ladbroke Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the ladbroke family name include Ladbrook, Ladbrooke, Ladbroke, Lodbroc, Lodbrooke, Lodbrook, Lathbrook and many more.

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ladbroke Early History


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ladbroke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our ladbroke research. Another 385 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1156, 1273, 1273, 1351, 1618, 1627, 1662, 1743, 1748, 1768 and 1747 are included under the topic Early ladbroke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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ladbroke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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ladbroke Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early ladbroke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the ladbroke surname or a spelling variation of the name include:

ladbroke Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Ladbroke, who settled in Virginia in 1674

ladbroke Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • David and Maria Ladbroke, who setted in West New Jersey in 1772

ladbroke Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Ladbroke, aged 25, a mason, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Gertrude" in 1841
  • Mary Ladbroke, aged 24, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Gertrude" in 1841
  • William Ladbroke, aged 23, a shepherd, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Birman" in 1842
  • Eliza Ladbroke, aged 22, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Birman" in 1842

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Contemporary Notables of the name ladbroke (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name ladbroke (post 1700)



  • James Weller Ladbroke (d. 1847), English landowner and the principal developer of the Ladbroke Estate, nephew of Richard Ladbroke
  • Richard Ladbroke, English landowner from Tadworth Court, Surrey who founded Ladbroke Estate, Notting Hill, London
  • Felix Calvert Ladbroke (1771-1840), English banker and amateur cricketer

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  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  3. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  4. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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The ladbroke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The ladbroke 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.

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