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Woodfield Early Origins



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.

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Woodfield Spelling Variations


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Woodfield Spelling Variations



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

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Woodfield Early History


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Woodfield Early History



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 and printed products wherever possible.

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Woodfield Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Woodfield Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Woodfield, who arrived in America in 1654-1679 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Agincourt voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 226 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agincourt/1844

Woodfield Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Woodfield (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Woodfield (post 1700)



  • William Read Woodfield (1928-2001), American three-time Primetime Emmy Award nominated screenwriter, best known for his work on Mission Impossible (1966-1968) and Voyage to the Bottom of the sea (1965-1966)
  • William Read "Billy" Woodfield (1928-2001), American photographer, and television screenwriter and producer
  • David Woodfield (b. 1943), English footballer who played for Watford and Wolverhampton Wanderers (1961-1974), manager of the Saudi Arabia National Team in 1979
  • Ern Woodfield (1888-1974), Australian rules footballer who played for St Kilda in 1910
  • Sir Philip Woodfield (1923-2000), British civil servant
  • Sutton Woodfield (1898-1977), pen name of Leslie Clement "Les" Haylen, Australian politician, playwright, novelist and journalist
  • Clarrie Woodfield (1901-1968), Australian rules footballer who played for Essendon and South Melbourne from 1921 to 1922
  • Les Woodfield (1899-1974), Australian rules footballer who played for Essendon and South Melbourne from 1921 to 1927

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Woodfield Family Crest Products


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Agincourt voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 226 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agincourt/1844

Other References

  1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  8. 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).
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
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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.

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