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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 [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)

Woodhams Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

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

Woodhams Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Woodhams, who 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 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMAS Sydney II, Finding Sydney Foundation - Roll of Honour. (Retrieved 2014, April 24) . Retrieved from http://www.findingsydney.com/roll.asp

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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)
  2. ^ HMAS Sydney II, Finding Sydney Foundation - Roll of Honour. (Retrieved 2014, April 24) . Retrieved from http://www.findingsydney.com/roll.asp

Other References

  1. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
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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.

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