The roots of the Anglo-Saxon
name Saforthe come from when the family resided at the estate of Salford which had three early locations in England
, Oxford and Bedfordshire
Early Origins of the Saforthe family
The surname Saforthe was first found in Bedfordshire
in the parish of Salford. "This place, which lies on the borders of Buckinghamshire
, was formerly the property of a family who took their name from it, and was afterwards possessed by the Drakelows, and the Charnocks, from whom it passed by marriage to the Herveys." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Saforthe family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Saforthe research.Another 88 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1691 and 1674 are included under the topic Early Saforthe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Saforthe Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Saforthe has been recorded under many different variations, including Salford, Sallford, Sallforde, Salforde and others.
Early Notables of the Saforthe family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Thomas Saffoled (died 1691), English empiric, (a person who, in medicine or other branches of science, relies solely on observation and experiment) originally a weaver by trade, received a license to practise as a doctor of physic from the bishop of London on 4 Sept... Another 63 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Saforthe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Saforthe family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England
made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Saforthe or a variant listed above: John, Robert and Mary Salford who settled in Virginia in 1611; nine years before the "Mayflower"; John and Sarah Salford settled in Virginia in 1623..
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- ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.