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Porditch Early Origins



The surname Porditch was first found in Kent 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 13th century when they held estates in that county.

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Porditch Spelling Variations


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Porditch Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pordage, Podage, Poddidge, Pordidge, Portage, Portige, Portidge, Poddich, Pordich and many more.

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Porditch Early History


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Porditch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Porditch research. Another 277 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1548, 1455, 1487, 1613, 1607, 1681, 1633 and 1691 are included under the topic Early Porditch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Porditch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Porditch Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Porditch 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 or some of its variants were: George Pordage, who arrived in Boston in 1691.

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Porditch Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    8. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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    The Porditch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Porditch 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 9 May 2013 at 12:16.

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