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Woodhams Early Origins



The surname Woodhams 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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Woodhams Spelling Variations


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Woodhams Spelling Variations



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

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Woodhams Early History


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Woodhams Early History



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

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Woodhams Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Woodhams Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Woodhams 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:

Woodhams Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Woodhams, who landed in New York in 1830

Woodhams Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Frederick Woodhams (aged 19), a bricklayer, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Eliza"
  • Henry Woodhams (aged 22), a bricklayer, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Eliza"
  • Catherine Woodhams (aged 16), a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Eliza"

Woodhams Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Woodhams arrived in Canterbury aboard the ship "Hastings" in 1856

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Contemporary Notables of the name Woodhams (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Woodhams (post 1700)



  • Richard Woodhams (b. 1949), American oboist, current Principal Oboe of the Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Edwin Fehrsen Woodhams (1880-1933), English cricketer
  • Tony Woodhams (b. 1969), British entrepreneur, professional financial trader, and executive film producer
  • Grant Allen Woodhams (b. 1952), Australian politician, Speaker of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly from Sydney, New South Wales
  • Ven. Brian Woodhams, Archdeacon of Newark

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Woodhams Historic Events


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Woodhams Historic Events




HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. Reginald Bernard Craig Woodhams (1919-1941), Australian Stoker 2nd Class from Guildford, Western Australia, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II on the 19th November 1941 and died during the sinking

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Woodhams Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    2. 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.
    3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    11. ...

    The Woodhams Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Woodhams 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 8 July 2015 at 04:50.

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