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Saddingtum is one of the many new names that came to England following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Saddingtum family lived in Leicestershire, at Sadington, from whence they took their name.

Saddingtum Early Origins



The surname Saddingtum was first found in Leicestershire where they held a family seat as Lords of the manor of Sadington, a village and parish in that shire. At the time of the taking of the Domesday Book, [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
a census initiated by Duke William of Normandy in 1086 after his conquest of England at Hastings in 1066, in the survey Sadington was shown to be King's land, and consisted of a mill, and a hamlet. The village was anciently called Setintone in pre-conquest days.

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Saddingtum Spelling Variations


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Saddingtum Spelling Variations



Anglo-Norman names are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. When the Normans became the ruling people of England in the 11th century, they introduced a new language into a society where the main languages of Old and later Middle English had no definite spelling rules. These languages were more often spoken than written, so they blended freely with one another. Contributing to this mixing of tongues was the fact that medieval scribes spelled words according to sound, ensuring that a person's name would appear differently in nearly every document in which it was recorded. The name has been spelled Sadington, Saddington, Sadingtone, Saddingtone, Sadingtown and many more.

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Saddingtum Early History


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Saddingtum Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Saddingtum research. Another 305 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1569, 1634 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Saddingtum History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Saddingtum Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Saddingtum Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Saddingtum Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that plagued their homeland made the frontiers of the New World an attractive prospect. Thousands migrated, aboard cramped disease-ridden ships. They arrived sick, poor, and hungry, but were welcomed in many cases with far greater opportunity than at home in England. Many of these hardy settlers went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Among early immigrants bearing the name Saddingtum or a variant listed above were: Jonas Saddington who settled in Virginia in 1637; Thomas Saddington settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1880.

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Citations



  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)

Other References

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  2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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The Saddingtum Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Saddingtum 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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