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The Yewdale surname comes from the place name Yewdale in Lancashire, which is derived from the Old English word "yew," the type of tree and the Old Norse "dalr," meaning "valley."

Yewdale Early Origins



The surname Yewdale was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, at Udale, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Yewdale Spelling Variations


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Yewdale Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Yewdale were recorded, including Udall, Udale, Udle and others.

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Yewdale Early History


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Yewdale Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yewdale research. Another 91 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Yewdale History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yewdale Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yewdale Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Yewdale 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:

Yewdale Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Yewdale, aged 19, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Anglia" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ANGLIA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/anglia1852.shtml

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ANGLIA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/anglia1852.shtml

Other References

  1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  7. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  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. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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The Yewdale Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yewdale 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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