Corner Cottage Melbourn e Girls’ Yarra Bou Richmon levard Victoria d 3121 College Australia Desktop Publishing Melbou rne Gir ls’ Col lege UPSTRE AM 200 5 Introducing Katharine Shade from Corner Cottage Desktop Publishing. Specialising in the production of: ► Magazines ► Books ► Newsletters ► Catalogues ► Newspapers ► Pamphlets/brochures ► Business cards ► Web sites I will take a project through from the concept to the ‘ready for print’ stage, whether it be for press or online. Programs I use include InDesign, QuarkXPress, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Acrobat and Word. I work flexible hours, so I can be called on when necessary. After-hours work can be arranged. PO Box 105 Rosanna VIC 3084 Ph: 9850 7800 Mb: 0408 587 297 email@example.com www.cornercottage.com.au Books Chapter 2 Prologue - the Roadknights in England Many Parts very “R OADKNIGHT - What an unusual name! Where does it come from?” William is a very old name for a Roadknightnpin very u – le fact down through the generations the eldestasant erec insecu son was usually named William. And often the re. In r my fa ted fo an I am Self-published family history It’s an occupational surname in its origin, second son was Thomas. This book object in a willi the ev mily an Ham contains like Taylor, Carter, Clarke, Butcher, Falconer, n ent d li lot of Williams and Thomases, so inilton book, to y w g to fo the this th an ke Plowman, etc. There are roadknights in the p ay I rwar of one wise Domesday Book (1086), which indicates that for u the e. ought a reduce confusion, we will often putrpos years of can d be of so des being two £10 birth and death in brackets after the or £1 Arthu log hu buil name. serv ir fines rooms, the term dates from Anglo-Saxon times (i.e. pre- d it 5. H r app t mig ice.” able on cou . Arthu e for book by James Campbell. put Norman). A roadknight (then spelt “radcniht”) Let us start this narrative, not up for thre amilto roved if ht be er with the earliest ld be r co fe Cro by ro e ti n co it co ecte Nor uld males was a mounted retainer; he held a small amount w of the Roadknights shown in our genealogical es u d sp was n“ for ugh ca m th ldn’t ge uld be for fo been lk Par ared “hnot see to be p , of land on condition of being available to give Roadknight (1754-1820) tables, but with Thomas ad “in £17. rpen at. t an done d te Bu mor called sonage owever how tw aid for mounted service to his lord. “Road” comes from the first of the family an ded to Australia.BuHe rs in th t “It m yone to to reach ispensa rnet e pap 21.1 job rou o carp from swer th re bl n t was baptised 25.2.1754 at Marton,e Warks,yand asked e se ig in 18 2. (f the same root as “ride” and “raid” - and that tells the siden eces rvic ht be e 28. erwork 1826) or wh gh”; th enters if m ich its own tale. A “knight”, in Anglo-Saxon times on 28.4.1778 was married at Dunchurch, Warks sary, or the bu of the Ham purp ose? of ce The the job ust not tender New e such ilton, five miles“ east the C ildin refe was spelt “cniht”, was not always Sir Somebody; to Ann Worth of Dunchurch, pera d hief will a g D. C rence star suffer. s had he was once a boy or youth, later a young male succ brother William (1751- of Marton. (His elder esso ispla haps D. C room On onstab to W ted som After y of onst 22 le il servant, then a military servant or follower. indis 1826), a tanner, was alsopen r, saidat Marton and in baptised wit inan h able Secr .12.18 ” lead liam R e tim etar 27 H s oa e This fascinating history of atta a w amil to the dknigh became one of the twoched sably n small p ity on ard Churchwardens there.) “I u y: ton t as Because a son often had the same occupation not scor to th eces lace the n n to th derstan wro next it “Ch as his father it is not easy to define when wou continu e house sa Worth There were a number of members of thery, an of confi part of at te to em ie ld e , n Mr e “Chie d the not f an occupation became a surname. Reaney’s family at Dunchurch loand at the because d it sh ement his se it in neighbouring WR f” G the Col ed: s ga ou w not oad Const azette is onia Dictionary of English Surnames puts the first Church Lawford; and as we shall. H josome of oadkn ld not as ol see b an R p the ublicly knight able of forwar l some of Australia’s earliest e w is d th ight be notifi of th definite date for Roadknight as a surname at them became quite wealthy. But there te no e go an da mig Gaz duty e the se ded 1221, and the county as Warwickshire. Parish known connection with the Charles Frederick gaol vernm ht of ette. B of one ed as a Lower veral d weekly of at ent th urn an “C Cly istr registers, which are often a prime source of Worth from Lincolnshire who became couturier leas and e Gazet ett not d requ hief”, is de, th icts. t te be ed ough information, in Warwickshire do not go back to the Empress Eugenie of France. rem notify th ires per ission to th ordered e lett a cop formin settlers was designed with beyond the 1530s, many not beyond the 1630s, DUNCHURCH - The fact that Thomas of th e Tre to M er:- “L y of th g so there is a big blank of 300 or 400 years. e St as et Roadknight (1754-1820) moved to Dunchurch amp urer onr W Roa a co e MARTON - The late Mary Halfhead nee may suggest that there was not enough work .“ acco dknig py unt ht, Roadknight traced several generations of in Marton for both him and his elder brother. of th e a straightforward layout, Roadknights at Marton, Warwickshire from Both were leather workers. (Dare we imagine a 1698, and before that several generations at distant connection with the saddlery needed by Long Itchington, three miles south of Marton. an Anglo-Saxon mounted retainer?) She formed the opinion that the forebears of Dunchurch was on a busy road; the Dun Cow “our” Roadknights moved to Marton from consisting of mostly text with Inn had stabling for 120 horses; and until the Long Itchington in the mid-seventeenth century. railway came it was a market town and a Other Roadknights lived two miles further south considerably more important place than nearby at Southam. Of course there are Roadknights Rugby. The townsfolk show visitors the former recorded in Birmingham and Coventry and smithy, complete with a young chestnut tree on some pictures and family tree elsewhere in Warwickshire and adjoining the site of an old chestnut, which they claim as counties. Wordsworth’s blacksmith’s shop. They also The church at Marton bears the unusual name of point out the house where the Gunpowder Saint Esprit (Holy Spirit), suggesting an ancient plotters of 5th November 1605 waited to hear diagrams. French connection. An 1804 map (ref Q 575/17) whether their plot to blow up Parliament House in the Warwick County Record Office shows had been successful. Any visitor who dares to two pieces of land at Marton in the name of doubt is liable to be threatened with a term in William Roadknight, one of 7 3⁄4 acres beside the stocks which still stand on the otherwise the River Itchen. (Please don’t ask whether there charming village green. The handsome church were mosquitoes by that river as the name may is surrounded by charming old cottages, many suggest.) thatched and/or half-timbered. 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