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Mudford History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Mudford family


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.

Early History of the Mudford family


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Mudford Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Mudford family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Mudford family to the New World and Oceana


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.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Mudford (post 1700)


  • Grant Mudford (b. 1944), Australian photographer

Historic Events for the Mudford family



HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. Leslie Francis Mudford (1920-1941), Australian Able Seaman from Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II and died in 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


  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

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