100% Satisfaction Guarantee - no headaches!
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2016


 More

The surname Woodfield was first found in Warwickshire 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 14th century when Margeret de Wodefield held the estates in 1316.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Woodfield, Wudfield, Woodfielde, Wouldfield, Woodfylde and many more.


 More

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Woodfield research. Another 277 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1365, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Woodfield History in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

More information is included under the topic Early Woodfield Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Woodfield Settlers in United States in the 17th Century


  • Tho Woodfield, who landed in Virginia in 1652
  • William Woodfield, who arrived in America in 1654-1679

Woodfield Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century


  • Abraham Woodfield, English convict from Warwick, who was transported aboard the "Agincourt" on July 6, 1844, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia

Woodfield Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century


  • J. Woodfield arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Wild Duck" in 1865

 More

  • Randall "Randy" Woodfield, the infamous American serial killer


 More

Most Popular Family Crest Products
 
Woodfield Armorial History With Coat of ArmsWoodfield Armorial History With Coat of Arms
Woodfield Coat of Arms & Surname History PackageWoodfield Coat of Arms & Surname History Package
Woodfield Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage SeriesWoodfield Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage Series
Woodfield Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chainWoodfield Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chain
Woodfield Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee MugWoodfield Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee Mug
Woodfield Armorial History with FrameWoodfield Armorial History with Frame
Woodfield Framed Surname History and Coat of ArmsWoodfield Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms

 More

 More

  1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  3. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  11. ...

The Woodfield Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Woodfield 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.

This page was last modified on 24 November 2014 at 11:17.

Sign Up

  

100% Satisfaction Guarantee - no headaches!