Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Ramsdint comes from when the family lived in the village of Ramsden found in various locations in England including the counties of Essex, Oxford, Lancashire and the West Riding of Yorkshire. This local name was originally derived from the Old English word ramden which refers to those individuals who lived in the small glen.
Early Origins of the Ramsdint family
Lancashire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Ramsdint family
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Ramsdint Spelling Variations
spelling variations under which the name Ramsdint has appeared include Ramsden, Ramsdon and others.
Early Notables of the Ramsdint family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ramsdint family to Ireland
Some of the Ramsdint family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Ramsdint family to the New World and Oceana
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 Ramsdint arrived in North America very early: John Ramsden, who came to Virginia in 1642; Margaret Ramsden, who arrived in Barbados with her husband in 1665; and Mary Ramsden, her husband and four children, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1820..
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