Early Origins of the Middlewich family
The surname Middlewich was first found in Cheshire
East, at Middlewich, a market town that dates back to the Domesday Book
in 1086 CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
where it was listed as Mildestuich and literally means "middlemost salt-works." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
There was a settlement there since at least the time of the Roman occupation
and has always been an important center for the extraction of salt. The Romans
called the place Salinae because of its surrounding salt deposits and this has remained the principal industry for the past 2,000 years.
Early History of the Middlewich family
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Middlewich Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Middlewich, Middleweek, Middlewick and others.
Early Notables of the Middlewich family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Middlewich family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..