Early Origins of the Todwell family
The surname Todwell was first found in Derbyshire
at Tideswell, a village and civil parish in the Peak District, home to more than 1700 people as of 1991. The village dates back to the Domesday Book
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
where it was listed as Tidesuuelle, and literally meant "spring or stream of a man called Tidi" from the Old English personal name
+ "wella." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Turning the clock back, we found one of the first listing of the name was Henry de Tideswell who was listed in this shire in the Hundredorum Rolls
of 1273. The Yorkshire Poll Tax
Rolls of 1379 revealed Ricardus de Tyddeswelle. CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
Early History of the Todwell family
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Todwell Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Tidwell, Todwell, Tidewell, Titewell, Tidwall, Titwall, Tidewall, Totwell, Todwall, Tadwell, Tiddswell, Tideswell, Tidswell and many more.
Early Notables of the Todwell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Todwell family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Chas. J. Tideswell, aged 49, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Stoke-on-Trent in 1895; Luca Tidwell, aged 19, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Camborne in 1899.