Early Origins of the Maplesden family
Kent where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that county.
Early History of the Maplesden family
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Maplesden Spelling Variations
Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Maplesden include Maplesden, Maplesdon, Mapleton, Mapleten, Mapleston, Maplesten and many more.
Early Notables of the Maplesden family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Maplesden family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Maplesden Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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