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Woodham Early Origins



The surname Woodham was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat from very ancient times, at Catherston, before and after the Norman Conquest of 1066.

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Woodham Spelling Variations


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Woodham Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Woodham, Wodam, Wodham and others.

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Woodham Early History


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Woodham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Woodham research. Another 107 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Woodham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Woodham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Woodham Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Woodham 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:

Woodham Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Tho Woodham, who landed in Virginia in 1656 [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)
  • Mary Woodham, who landed in Virginia in 1699 [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)

Woodham Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Richard Woodham, who arrived in New England in 1718
  • George Woodham, who arrived in New England in 1773
  • Robert Short Woodham, who arrived in Jamaica in 1787 [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)

Woodham Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Woodham, who arrived in New York in 1820
  • W L Woodham, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [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)

Woodham Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Frederick B Woodham, who landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1840
  • James Woodham, aged 26, a carpenter, who arrived in Malborough aboard the ship "Gainsborough" in 1878
  • Mary A. Woodham, aged 21, who arrived in Malborough aboard the ship "Gainsborough" in 1878
  • Alice Woodham, aged 2, who arrived in Malborough aboard the ship "Gainsborough" in 1878

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Contemporary Notables of the name Woodham (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Woodham (post 1700)



  • David Lloyd Victor "Dai" Woodham MBE, BEM (1919-1994), British businessman who saved over 200 former British Railways steam locomotives from the scrap heap and stored them at his Woodham Brothers scrapyard in Barry, Wales
  • Jean Woodham, Sculptor, Ala
  • Professor Ronald Woodham, Music professor

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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  5. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
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The Woodham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Woodham 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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