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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
  • Mary Woodham, who landed in Virginia in 1699

Woodham Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

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

Woodham Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

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

Woodham Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

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


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. 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).
    9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
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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.

    This page was last modified on 19 September 2016 at 15:53.

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