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Yaldwon Early Origins



The surname Yaldwon was first found in Sussex 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 13th century when they held estates in that county.

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Yaldwon Spelling Variations


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Yaldwon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Yaldwin, Yaldwon, Yaldwen, Yaldwyn, Yoldwin, Yoldwyn, Yaldin, Yoldin, Yolden and many more.

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Yaldwon Early History


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Yaldwon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yaldwon research. Another 303 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1694, 1725, 1455, 1487, 1670 and 1736 are included under the topic Early Yaldwon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yaldwon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yaldwon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Yaldwon 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 or some of its variants were: Edward Yalden, who arrived in Virginia in 1669; John Yalden, a bonded passenger, who departed for America in 1775; as well as J.H. Yaldwin, who was working for trade and customs in Victoria, Australia, in 1882. The name has become quite numerous in Australia..

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Moriendo Vivo
Motto Translation: In dying I live.


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    4. 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).
    5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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    The Yaldwon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yaldwon 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 16 December 2013 at 08:20.

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