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Mudford Early Origins



The surname Mudford was first found in Somerset 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 year 1177 when Terrice Modiford held lands.

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Mudford Spelling Variations


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Mudford Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Modiford, Mudford, Mudiford, Muddiford, Moddiford and others.

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Mudford Early History


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Mudford Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mudford research. Another 255 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Mudford History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mudford Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mudford Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Mudford 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:

Mudford Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Robert S Mudford, who landed in Arkansas in 1885 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Mudford Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Mudford, aged 44, a sailmaker, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Clifton" in 1842
  • Johannah Mudford, aged 44, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Clifton" in 1842
  • George Mudford, aged 21, a seaman, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Clifton" in 1842
  • Ann Mudford, aged 18, a servant, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Clifton" in 1842
  • William Mudford, aged 8, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Clifton" in 1842
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mudford (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mudford (post 1700)



  • Grant Mudford (b. 1944), Australian photographer

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Mudford Historic Events


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Mudford Historic Events




HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. Leslie Francis Mudford (1920-1941), Australian Able Seaman from Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II on the 19th November 1941 and died during the sinking [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMAS Sydney II, Finding Sydney Foundation - Roll of Honour. (Retrieved 2014, April 24) . Retrieved from http://www.findingsydney.com/roll.asp

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ HMAS Sydney II, Finding Sydney Foundation - Roll of Honour. (Retrieved 2014, April 24) . Retrieved from http://www.findingsydney.com/roll.asp

Other References

  1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  2. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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The Mudford Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mudford 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 13 November 2014 at 16:21.

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