× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
BBB - A+ Rating - the best there is
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2018


Of all the Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Ouldsword is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in the county of Yorkshire, where they held manor at Haldsworth.

Ouldsword Early Origins



The surname Ouldsword 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.

Close

Ouldsword Early History


Expand

Ouldsword Early History



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

Close

Ouldsword Spelling Variations


Expand

Ouldsword Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Ouldsword has been spelled many different ways, including Holdsworth, Holesworth, Houlsworth, Holdworth, Houldworth and many more.

Close

Ouldsword Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Ouldsword Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ouldsword Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Ouldswords to arrive in North America: Seth Holdsworth settled in Barbados in 1675; Scholas Houldsworth arrived in Philadelphia in 1856.

Close

Ouldsword Family Crest Products


Expand

Ouldsword Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also



Sign Up

  


BBB - A+ Rating - the best there is
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest