Elwood Ellwood

of Elwald, Elwold, and Elwould;

Ellwood Arms;

Ellwood, Elwood, of Elwald Elwold Elwould

Ellwood surname distribution Forebears;Ellwood-distribution-GB-forebears

The name Elwood, like Ellot were derivations of Elwold (Elwould)/Elwald.

It is felt that people migration from near York with the names Elwold. Elwould, and area of mooreland as shown on map;

Map-of-The-Yorkshire-Coastland-The-Dales-and-Northumberland-1928

Came to the region of Cumberland where their were trees; and changed the name to Elwood, where wood is for the English wood(s). It should be noted that wald as in Elwald is German for forrest.

James V. Elliott, overseeing the Clan Elliott DNA site, did a lot of excellent research in region;

Elwold-Elwould-Ellwood-Cumbria-Cumberland-1

Elwold-Elwould-Ellwood-Cumbria-Cumberland-2

Also from research of James V. Elliott;

Elwald-Ellwood-Ellot-Elliot-migration

Ellwood-name-map-Brampton

One can see from James V. Elliott’s excellent research which Cumbria, Cumberland names became Elwood then Ellwood.

George Francis Scott Elliott has noted that Elwood, on the English border is a form of Ellot on the Scottish border.

Elwald-Ellot-naming-2

Surmane distribution patterns for Elwood;

Elwood GB distribution forebears

and, Ellwood;

Ellwood distribution GB forebears

It is felt that England may have been more readily to add an “l”, to Elwood, like they added a “t” to Elliot, but also Martin Ellot was called Elwood which acted as Ellot Clan Chief;

Martin Elwood (1)

Martin Elwood (2)

Also Robert Elwood (Ellot) of Lariston, was chief in 1592.

1592 Robert Ellot Ellwood chief in Lariston

Below compares in Liddesdale the number of Armstrong, Elwoodes, and Nixons, in 1547.

Ellwoodes-Elwald-Ellot-Elliot-Liddesdale-1547

Index to “THE BURGH COURT BOOK OF SELKIRK, Part Two: 1531-1541”; (published by the Scottish Record Society, 1969).

http://www.kinhelp.co.uk/KinHelp/genealogical-indices/gene13#E

E

Easton SEE ALSO Eston; Estoun –
Edmiston, laird of – 188
Edmont, Thomas – 174
Edmont, Thome – 136, 191
Elliot SEE Ellot –
Ellot, Ade – 161
Ellot, Andrew – 178
Ellot, Dand – 175, 178
Ellot, Elizabeth, wife of David Davidson – 114
Ellot, George, in Lynden, age 32 years, married – 126
Ellot, Helen, married, age 30 – 160
Ellot, Ingrame – 141
Ellot, James – 156, 159
Ellot, James, age 35, single – 161
Ellot, James, in Lynden – 114
Ellot, Robert – 131
Ellot, Thomas – 113, 137
Ellot, Thome – 116, 117, 157, 160, 175, 190, 196, 197
Ellot, Villiem, in Lynden – 125
Ellot, Voll – 162, 166
Ellot, Voll, alias Voll the vowair – 155, 157, 160
Ellot, Volle – 115, 125, 126, 156, 160
Ellot, Volle, alias the vowar – 161
Ellot, Volle, otherwise called the vowar – 158
Ellot, Voll[e] – 115
Ellot, William – 156, 158, 160, 162
Ellot, William, brother of Elizabeth Ellot – 114
Ellot, William, in Lynden – 126
Ellot, Woll – 128, 129
Ellot, Wolle – 158
Ellvaild, Thome – 197
Elphinstone SEE ALSO Elphinstoun; Elphynstoun –
Elphinstoun, David – 141
Elphinstoun, William, spouse of Katherin Curll – 156
Elphynstoun, Dand – 150
Elvauld, Thome – 200
Elwald SEE ALSO Ellvaid; Elvauld; Elwauld –
Elwald, Thome – 202
Elwauld, Jhone [alias Johannes Gye] – 225
Elwauld, Jhone, alias Gy – 232
Elwauld, Jhone, alias Jhone Gy – 228
Elwauld, John – 228
Elwauld, John, alias Gy – 231
Elwauld, Thomas – 221, 231
Elwauld, Thome – 202, 210, 223
Eston, Jok – 179
Estoun, George – 170
Estoun, Jhone – 170
Estoun, John – 169, 180
Estoun, Jok – 138, 181
Estoun, Jok of – 170, 171

As can seen a form of Ellot in Shelkirk in 1531-1541 is Elwauld.

Ellwood, United States National Park Name.

Ellwood NPS

The Elwood/Ellwood, and Gorrenberry share the same shield;

Elwood-Crest

Mark S. Elliott 2/20/2016

 

 

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