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Chadwick Family Origins  

English: habitation name from any of various places so called, in Lancashire, Warwickshire, and two in Worcestershire. One of the latter, and the one in Warwickshire are named as being the dairy farm (Old English wic) of Ceadel. The other Worcestershire place and the one in Lancashire are named as Ceadda's dairy farm. Ceadda is the name of an Anglo-Saxon bishop, St Chad.

Variants: Chadwyck, Chaddock, Chattock; Shadwick, Shaddick, Shaddock, Shattock.

Search results for: Chadwick (origin: Local) The cottage by the harbor, or sheltered place; from the Saxon Cyte and wick; Cyte signifies a cottage, and wick, a harbor, a sheltered place. It may be so called from the shad fisheries.

From the Old English name Ceadda which is of unknown meaning, possibly based on Welsh cad "battle". This was the name of a 7th-century English saint

Chadwick
Language of origin: Old English
Meaning/translation: Chad's dairy farm
Info about origin: from a family which derives from a place name with the meaning 'Chad's dairy farm'
Words: wic=the dwelling, the farm, the dairy farm


Family tradition holds that the earliest of this line was born in London before 1900 and emigrated to Ontario, Canada.

Search results support the tradition of the first Chadwicks having lived in Canada and New York.

Above map shows counties of Wales and England. Red area near bottom represents Middlesex/London area where family tradition says line originated. Near middle is Warwickshire mentioned prominently in online histories of Chadwick. The blue areas are Lancashire and Yorkshire. Search results have placed a preponderence of Chadwick surname persons in these two counties.


Chadwick Arms  

Left image: Chadwick arms found at houseofnames.com. Center image: Chadwick arms redrawn by author fpr clarity. Right image: Marsden arms drawn by author from research. Included because of the similarity in colors and use of the raven or bird icons. Intuition suggests these families have been involved with another for a very long time.    


Chadwick Search Results  

Affadavit of Marriage - Chapleau, Algoma County, Ontario Canada - 1916 08 02

Husband: John Walter Chadwick, age 27
Parents: William Chadwick & Mary Marsden

Wife: Ruth Catherine Sullivan, age 22 [signed as Catherine Ruth]
Parents: John F sullivan & Rebecca Dryden

Witnesses: John Sullivan Jr, Mrs M Killoran

Author notes: William Chadwick is believed to have been born in England. Search attempts reveal many persons so named but with no way to be certain which is the right William. He must have been born twenty to forty years before the birth of his son John Walter in 1889 at Ontario. He also must have emigrated to Canada before 1889 but has not shown up on passenger lists.




Search 2008 05 05 for William & Mary in England before emigration and
Birth of son John Walter in Ontario 1889.

1881 England Census
 
Exact Search Results - 
You searched for Wil* Chadwick born in 1849-1889 wife = Mary  
All Census & Voter Lists Results Viewing 1-14 of 14  

Name Parent or spouse names Birth Year Birthplace Relation RESIDENCE View Image 

Following eliminated because still in England in 1891.

William Chadwick Mary abt 1851 Blackburn, Lancashire, England Head Blackburn, Lancashire still there 1891 after John Walter born 1889 Ontario
William Chadwick Mary abt 1856 Heywood, Lancashire, England Head Bury, Lancashire still there 1891 after John Walter born 1889 Ontario
William Chadwick Mary E. abt 1856 Manchester, Lancashire, England Head Salford, Lancashire still there 1891 after John Walter born 1889 Ontario
William Chadwick Elizabeth, Mary Ann abt 1851 Deptford, Kent, England Head Deptford St Paul, London still there 1891 after John Walter born 1889 Ontario
William Chadwick Mary J. abt 1854 Hanley, Staffordshire, England Head Stoke Upon Trent, Staffordshire still there 1891 after John Walter born 1889 Ontario
William Chadwick Mary Ann abt 1858 Mirfield, Yorkshire, England Head Liversedge, Yorkshire still there 1891 after John Walter born 1889 Ontario
William E. Chadwick Mary A. abt 1849 Bilston, Staffordshire, England Head Walsall Foreign, Staffordshire still there 1891 after John Walter born 1889 Ontario
Willm. Chadwick Mary abt 1857 Mayfield, Derbyshire, England Head Church Gresley, Derbyshire still there 1891 after John Walter born 1889 Ontario
Following eliminated for absence of a Mary Marsden in residence location: William Chadwick Mary Ann abt 1850 Harpurhey, Lancashire, England Head Levenshulme, Lancashire In 1871, 171 Mary Marsden b. 1863-1873, living in Harpurhey = 0
William Chadwick Mary abt 1855 Lawton, Lancashire, England Head Wigan, Lancashire In 1871, 171 Mary Marsden b. 1863-1873, living in Lawton = 0
William Chadwick Mary abt 1854 Malta Head Castleford, Yorkshire In 1871, 171 Mary Marsden b. 1863-1873, living in Castleford = 0
Following considered possibles for comparison with Canda census 1901 & 1911:
William Chadwick Mary Ann abt 1857 Manchester, Lancashire, England Head Layton With Warbreck, Lancashire In 1871, 171 Mary Marsden b. 1863-1873, living in Manchester = 5
William Chadwick Mary abt 1852 Radcliffe, Lancashire, England Head Pilkington, Lancashire In 1871, 171 Mary Marsden b. 1863-1873, living in Radcliffe = 1
William Chadwick Mary Ellen abt 1855 Leeds, Yorkshire, England Head Hunslet, Yorkshire In 1871, 171 Mary Marsden b. 1863-1873, living in Leeds = 3
In 1871, 171 Mary Marsden b. 1863-1873 residing Yorkshire = 53, Leeds = 3, castleford = 0 residing Lancashire = 87, Manchester = 5, Harpurhey = 0, Radcliffe = 1, Leeds = 3
CANADA 1901 Exact Search Results - 1901 Census of Canada You searched for Wil* Chadwick in Ontario from 1882 - 1922 Refine your search Historical Records Viewing 1-9 of 9 Name Parent or spouse names Home in 1901 (Province, District, Sub-District) Birth Year Birthplace Relation View Image William Chadwick Samul, Jaraih Quebec, Montréal (City/Cité), Montréal (City/Cité) Saint-Antoine (Ward/Quartier) 1870 Ontario Son
*** ONLY 1901 entry born in England William Chadwick Mary Ontario, Essex (South/Sud), Malden 1850 England Head wife born in France has 5 children by prior marriage surname Brown.
William Edwd Chadwick Sydney, Mary Elizabeth Ontario, Middlesex (East/Est), London (City/Cité) Wards/Quartiers No 3 and 4 1882 Ontario Son William H Chadwick Emma A. Ontario, Norfolk (North/Nord), Middleton 1839 Ontario Head William I. Chadwick William H, Emma A. Ontario, Norfolk (North/Nord), Middleton 1885 Ontario Son William Chadwick Mary D Ontario, Toronto (East/est) (City/Cité), Toronto (East/est) (City/Cité) Ward/Quartier No 2 1868 Ontario Head William Chadwick Jessie Ontario, Toronto (West/Ouest) (City/Cité), Toronto (West/Ouest) (City/Cité) Ward/Quartier No 4 1868 Ontario Head William Ve. Chadwick Jessie D Ontario, Toronto (West/Ouest) (City/Cité), Toronto (West/Ouest) (City/Cité) Ward/Quartier No 4 1869 Ontario Head Willie F Chadwick Craven B, Flora J Ontario, Waterloo (South/Sud), Galt (Town/Ville)
CANADA 1911 Exact Search Results - 1911 Census of Canada You searched for Wil* Chadwick in Ontario from 1882 - 1922 Refine your search Historical Records Viewing 1-13 of 13 Name Parent or spouse names Home in 1911 Province, District, Sub-District) Birth Year Birthplace Relation View Image Willia Chadwick British Columbia, Vancouver, Vancouver City 1887 Ontario Lodger William Chadwick Norman, Florence Nova Scotia, Pictou, New Glasgow 1905 Ontario Son William Chadwick Olga Ontario, Carleton, Nepean 1884 England Head William Chadwick Christina Ontario, Hamilton East, Ward six 1878 England Head William Chadwick Annie Ontario, Grey North, Sarawak 1849 England Head William Chadwick Mary Ontario, London City 1884 Ontario Son William Chadwick Alice Ontario, Norfolk, Middleton 1839 Ontario Head William T Chadwick Charles A, Mary M Ontario, Norfolk, Simcoe 1903 Ontario Son Wilfred J Chadwick Wm R, Jane V Ontario, Peel, Toronto 1906 Ontario Son William Chadwick Ontario, Toronto Centre, Ward three 1866 Ontario Lodger William Chadwick Jr. Ontario, Toronto Centre, Ward three 1903 Ontario Nephew William Chadwick Ontario, Toronto North, Ward four 1871 Ontario Lodger Mrs. William Chadwick Ontario, Toronto North, Ward four 1875 Ontario Of the three born in England, none meet any other criteria for family line. CANADA 1901 & 1911 No Wal* or John matches any reasonable criteria for John Walter Chadwick b. 1889 Ontario.


Author notes: extensive online searching has failed to identify William Chadwick and wife Mary Marsden beyond the information on the marriage affadavit for William's son John Walter.


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