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The roots of the Anglo-Saxon name Ouldswithey come from when the family resided in the county of Yorkshire, where they held manor at Haldsworth.

Ouldswithey Early Origins



The surname Ouldswithey was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Ouldswithey Spelling Variations


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Ouldswithey Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Ouldswithey has been recorded under many different variations, including Holdsworth, Holesworth, Houlsworth, Holdworth, Houldworth and many more.

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Ouldswithey Early History


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Ouldswithey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ouldswithey research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 127 and 1273 are included under the topic Early Ouldswithey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ouldswithey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ouldswithey Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Ouldswithey or a variant listed above: Seth Holdsworth settled in Barbados in 1675; Scholas Houldsworth arrived in Philadelphia in 1856.

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Citations



    Other References

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    8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Ouldswithey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ouldswithey 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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