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Origins and History


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"ALDRED. From Old English (Anglo-Saxon) E)Aldred, 'old (sage) counsel.' Aldredus, rural dean of Teviotdale, witnessed charter to the church of St. John in the Castle of Roxburgh, c. 1128 (REG., 4). Aldred, pistor, witnessed a charter by Roger, bishop elect of St. Andrews, relating to the church of Hadintun, c. 1189-98 (RPSA., p. 153). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Aldred Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Aldred Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Aldred family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Aldred

Wikipedia Guy Alfred Aldred (5 November 1886 ? 16 October 1963) - often Guy A.
Wikipedia Scott Phillip Aldred (born June 12, 1968 in Flint, Michigan) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher for nine years.
Wikipedia Paul Aldred (born February 4, 1969) was an English cricketer.
Wikipedia Anna Lee Aldred (April 19 1921 ? June 12 2006) was the first woman in the United States to receive a jockey's license.
Wikipedia Cyril Aldred (23 June 1914 ? 19 February 1991) was a noted British Egyptologist, art historian and author.