Radmall History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Radmall family
The surname Radmall was first found in Sussex 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 1296 when Walkelyn Radmelde held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Radmall family
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Radmall Spelling Variations
One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Radmall has appeared include Radmell, Redmell, Redmile, Radmile, Radmyle, Redmyle, Redmeld, Rednall, Redenhall, Radmeld, Rodmill, Rodmile, Rodmyle, Rodmelde, Rodmeld, Radnall, Rodnall, Radnill, Redonall and many more.
Early Notables of the Radmall family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Radmall family
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Radmall arrived in North America very early: settlers, who arrived along the eastern seaboard, from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.
Contemporary Notables of the name Radmall (post 1700) +
- Adam Radmall (b. 1984), English professional ice hockey player
- Fanny Lucy Radmall (1857-1936), English benefactor and adventuress, who became Lady Houston, DBE through marriage
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